Stephen Brookes MBE, states how the new ORR protocol will go a long way in assuring disabled people that their needs are being properly understood and delivered.
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Network Rail has published its ambitious Environmental Sustainability Strategy which forms a key part of its ambition for Britain's railways to be the cleanest, greenest form of mass transport.
Passengers are being encouraged to ‘Sip, Save and Recycle’ in a bid to make stations greener.
By electrifying the Midlands Main Line, the network will achieve its decarbonisation targets sooner and improve passenger connectivity.
As well as delivering 19 single track kilometres of railway to recreate the link between Leven and the mainline rail network, the project has been tasked with delivering stations at Cameron Bridge and Leven, as well as unlocking the potential for freight traffic in the local area.
As Network Rail’s investment works are completed, the North Wales line will be better protected from the extreme weather and flooding that has plagued it in recent years.
Working to optimise the East Coast Main Line and and reduce inefficiencies, the second phase of the power supply upgrade is set to begin.
Network Rail and Highways England have jointly published the 'New Station Guidance' document to help partners assess whether a parkway station is the right transport solution for their region.
Passengers from three stations in West and East Sussex can now benefit from full length Southern trains thanks to platform extensions.
The collaborative cross-industry initiative, chaired by Network Rail, provides technical advice to funders on how changing rail traction can contribute to the UK target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
On annual World Suicide Prevention Day, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has unveiled 'Affirmation Art’ clusters across some of its busiest stations to raise awareness of the company’s ongoing support and understanding to those who may be feeling vulnerable.
Innovate UK has selected Hexagon’s Geospatial division to conduct a research project that will result in faster and higher-precision mapping of railway infrastructure through the use of artificial intelligence.
As part of the Great North Rail Project, Network Rail is investing £36 million to transform Manchester’s railway signalling system and improve journeys for passengers and freight.
The UK's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has called for passengers to receive more effective advice and reassurance during disruption, with clear and reliable information.
A solar-powered scarecrow that mimics the calls of a hawk is being used to ward off birds causing delays to passengers travelling between Manchester and London Euston.