Video: Conwy Valley recovery

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...
Video footage of a drone exploring the now-completed Crossrail tunnels.
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...
The increased efficiency and weld quality from Network Rail's mobile flash butt welding machines.
A proposal to install a public access route across Bennerley Viaduct in the East Midlands is currently being considered by planning authorities. The structure - owned by Railway Paths Ltd - is one of...
A new footpath has been officially opened across Torksey Viaduct, bringing function to a structure that has been quietly rusting since the railway it was built to carry closed in 1959. Designed by John Fowler in the late 1840s, the...
In South Wales, the campaign to reopen a disused railway tunnel as a foot and cycle path has passed a crucial milestone with the completion of a detailed examination into its condition. Connecting two former coal mining valleys, it’s hoped...
In West Yorkshire, the campaign to reopen a disused railway tunnel as part of an ambitious cycle network is approaching a critical point with the completion of on-site investigations by engineers acting for Bradford Council. Once complete, their study...
One of York’s most anonymous buildings houses the railway’s engineering memory - an archive of around nine million records dating back to the 17th century, but still expanding to take in documents from the 13,000 or so live projects...

Video: Flying Scotsman returns

Painstakingly overhauled and repainted in BR livery, Flying Scotsman has returned to its former stamping ground on the East Coast Main Line with a run from London King’s Cross to York. This legend of the railway’s past is back in...

Network Rail approves Bender UK’s RS4 rail signal power protection system

Network Rail has approved Bender UK’s next-generation RS4 Rail Signalling Power Protection system that delivers increased sensitivity for first earth fault location...