New drainage systems are being installed on two Grade II listed viaducts as part of a £17 million investment on the West Coast Main Line. Dating from the 1840s, the structures’ original drainage had failed, causing track quality issues...
The railway network has suffered the consequences of a very wet winter, with some sections of line closing for several weeks. In North Wales, the Conwy Valley branch has been out of action since the 27th December due to...
The £20 million southern entrance to Leeds Station has been officially opened, serving new residential and commercial developments alongside the River Aire. It’s expected that one-in-five passengers - about 20,000 people daily - will use it. The construction process has...
Apperley Bridge Station - on the line between Leeds and Bradford Forster Square - has been formally opened, five days after the introduction of a half-hourly train service. It is one of three new stations opening in West Yorkshire over...

Video: Farnworth Tunnel

Work is being driven forward on the reboring of Farnworth Up Tunnel, on the commuter route between Manchester and Bolton, which is being enlarged to accommodate two tracks and overhead line equipment as part of the North West Electrification...
Eight Mobile Maintenance Trains (MMT) will be entering service over the next 12 months, based at locations in the East Midlands, on the East Coast Main Line and across the south-east. The trains are intended to reduce the amount of...
The redeveloped station at Birmingham New Street will be unveiled on 20th September, a notable landmark in a challenging construction programme that got underway five years ago. It’s a long way from the concrete monolith opened by British Rail in...
Transport for London won the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ annual Railway Challenge on 28 June 2015, the first team to retain the trophy. The competition brings together teams of university students, industry-based apprentices and graduates to develop, design and manufacture...
Video footage of a drone exploring the now-completed Crossrail tunnels.

Video report: Railway Paths

Insight into Railway Paths, the charity that looks after more than 650 disused railway structures with the intention of them hosting foot and cycle paths.

EAD and CE marking of geohazard products

Experts from Swiss protection-system markeyt leader Geobrugg explain the importance of CE marks, European Assurance Documents (EADs) and warns users of...