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Footbridge repaired and refurbished at Elmers End

Elmers End station footbridge, which links Platforms 2 and 3, has been refurbished at a cost of £600,000. Extensive...

Railway reopens after two Cheshire bridges are replaced

The Middlewich branch line in Cheshire has reopened following a £4.5 million project to reepl;ace two bridges. The railway...

Moving a signal box overnight

A disused signal box in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, has been moved to a new location just 100 metres from its original location, so...

New platform roofs for St Denys

Work has begun at St Denys station in Southampton to refurbish the platform canopies which, due to the age and condition of...

Darlington bridges restored as historic archive images released

Two historic railway bridges on Yarm Road in Darlington have been restored by Network Rail as part...

Innovative ‘Wavewalker’ to help build Dawlish sea wall

Work has started on the second section of the new, bigger sea wall at Dawlish, Devon, to protect the railway and town...

Network Rail starts bridge replacement works at Postwick

Network Rail will begin work to replace a railway bridge in Postwick, Norfolk, on Monday 16 November.  The bridge...

First phase of work on Barmouth Viaduct completed

The first stage of a £25 million upgrade to the Barmouth Viaduct in Wales has been successfully completed. The...

New joints for A1 bridge over ECML

A busy North East bridge that carries the A1 over the East Coast main line will undergo vital maintenance work in November...

Portsmouth landmark viaduct to be refurbished during January

One of Portsmouth’s most prominent Victorian railway structures is to get some vital engineering attention in January 2021. Built...

Modular passenger lifts for temporary access

Across the country, simple footbridges at stations, which cross the tracks from one platform to another, are being replaced as part of...

What the eye cannot see

Some things make my brain hurt: Channel Four’s Naked Attraction, all Apple products, the cost of HS2. But, most recently, I’ve found...

The day the railway became a canal

Canals were a real problem for the early railway builders, as is illustrated by the steep gradients on the approaches to Euston...

Digitally enabled modular bridges

Build, build, build! – heartening words for construction. Better, greener, faster – the imperatives for the industry. But what remains unspoken is...

Bristol bridge to be replaced

The railway bridge over Gipsy Patch Lane in Little Stoke, South Gloucestershire, near to Patchway station, is to be replaced between Sunday...

Weekend work at Whaley Bridge will close railway in November

Essential upgrade work to two railway bridges in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, will affect local rail journeys next month. The...