The North East is urging the Government to deliver on its promises and commit to re-open the Leamside Line following the announcement of the new Network North programme last week.
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2 October 2023 | By
The FRA recently announced the award of $1.4 billion in FY22 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grants to rail projects throughout the country.
29 September 2023 | By
Amtrak customers now have a more accessible path of travel due to the construction improvements at South Shore station.
29 September 2023 | By
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Planning Applications Committee has approved Listed Building Consent for access improvements to Dumfries station.
Responding to reports that the second phase of the HS2 scheme between Birmingham and Manchester may be abandoned, reviews by the Railway Industry Association (RIA) on the Department for Transport (DfT) data demonstrates that passenger numbers today are higher than in 2012, when HS2 was first approved. Numbers are returning…
28 September 2023 | By
Network Rail will shortly start two weekends of around-the-clock working as part of a £2.5m investment to renew parts of the Finnieston tunnel in Glasgow.
The Australasian Railway Association has welcomed the NSW Government’s investment in several significant rail projects as part of its $72.3 billion transport infrastructure commitment.
Scotland’s Railway is investing £5.7m on track and drainage improvements that will see the East Coast Main Line closed.
Network Rail have begun work to improve passenger and freight journeys between Manchester and Liverpool over the world’s first railway viaduct.
Great Western Railway have announced essential track replacement and level crossing work between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare.
Network Rail are investing over £1 million to replace ageing track on the line between Dalmuir and Yoker in Glasgow.
Network Rail are going to renew track and ballast inside the 170-year-old Dinmore Tunnel to boost reliability.
Network Rail have completed reliability upgrades at New Cross Junction, a location which controls the movement of trains in and out of London Bridge station.
HS2 have finished a huge construction operation to build and move a 2,600 tonne bridge under the South Staffordshire railway near Lichfield.
Network Rail have secured planning permission for the construction of Leven station which is part of the £116 million Levenmouth Rail Link project.