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Planning consent sought for new Perry Barr railway station

Transport for the West Midlands has unveiled new designs for Perry Barr railway station as plans for the redevelopment have been submitted to Birmingham...

New Moseley railway station gets planning permission

Birmingham City Council’s planning committee has approved plans for Moseley station, which means that all three proposed stations on the Camp Hill line –...

Preston railway station reglazed in £600,000 project

A £600,000 restoration project on Preston station’s glazed frontage has seen the North side of the 140-year-old station transformed with new glazing and a...

New footbridge at Westgate-on-Sea

Westgate-on-Sea station in Kent has a new footbridge giving stepped access between the station’s two platforms over the tracks of the Chatham Main Line. As...

Network Rail acquires Brunel’s ‘Bristol Old Station’

Network Rail has acquired ‘Bristol Old Station’, the iconic Grade I listed building, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, that was Bristol’s first railway station...

Narborough station footbridge to be removed, repaired, repainted and replaced

An £800,000 project to strengthen, refurbish and brighten up the footbridge at Narborough station in Leicestershire will take three months to complete. From Monday 21...

The station now arriving Old Oak Common interchange

Three and a half miles to the west of Paddington Station, in north-west London, is the location of the former Old Oak Common Great...

Longer Platform 3 for Wigan

Platform 3 at Wigan station is being extended so it will take four-carriage trains, so train operator Northern can provide extra capacity for passengers...

‘Access for All’ at Cadoxton station

Cadoxton station in South Wales now has improved access after the opening of new multi-million-pound passenger lifts and a footbridge. As a result, those using...

HS2’s Interchange station obtains planning approval

Plans for HS2’s Interchange station have been approved by Solihull Council, with the planner’s report saying the design creates “an exciting contextual response to...

Rail Minister visits Plymouth to discuss Brunel Plaza regeneration

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has visited Plymouth to meet those responsible for the regeneration of Brunel Plaza, a scheme that involves an upgrade for...

Extraordinary times

Following the recent tragedy at Stonehaven, and the wider difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines has been reflecting...

Railway falls silent in memory

Railway stations around the country fell silent on Wednesday 19 August 2020 as passengers and staff remembered those who lost their lives at, and...

Mace to provide project management for Brent Cross West station

The Brent Cross West Station development in North London is to be project managed by Mace. Part of ambitious urban regeneration plans by Barnet Council...

Hurst Green station repaired and upgraded

Hurst Green station, on the Oxted line in East Sussex, has had a major makeover. Both the station and the surrounding area are inside the...

Murphy to build Soham station

Soham’s new railway station will be built by J Murphy and Sons. The £18.6 million funding package for reconnecting Soham – a town that has...