To ensure safe travel for passengers during the UK Christmas travel window, the government has outlined a range of new measures for transport, including enhancing rail services, postponing and accelerating rail engineering works and cutting ticket charges.
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To mark the International Day of People with Disabilities, Network Rail's Southern region has highlighted new accessibility features that have been introduced during November and December 2020.
The Routes into Rail website will showcase sector role models, include a jobs portal and provide access to the latest news and opportunities.
With a total of 2,233 lifesaving suicide interventions made on the railways in 2019/20, the UK Rail Minister has committed to achieving more.
The user-friendly information displays have been installed at Waterloo, London Bridge, Victoria, Charing Cross and Clapham Junction stations.
As part of Network Rail's £2.1 million Great North Rail Project investment, North Yorkshire’s iconic Ribblehead viaduct was 3D scanned and turned into a computer model by surveyors.
The upgrade works will bring much-needed capacity to the West Coast main line and enable the new HS2 terminus to be built.
Demonstrating cost-efficient electrification has been a key component of moving away from the more traditional pattern of boom-and-bust infrastructure building.
The funding will accelerate feasibility work for digital signalling on vital sections of the West Coast Main Line, Midland Main Line and East Anglia route.
The project aims to tackle one of the rail sector’s biggest challenges: How to pinpoint the accurate location of a moving train.
The five metre by 2.5m full-colour LED display is the largest and clearest single passenger information display in the UK.
Network Rail has approved the use of Viper Innovations’ cable monitoring system for AC electrified routes, making the system fully approved for use across all Network Rail regions.
The redevelopment of Gatwick Airport's station will improve accessibility, enhance the passenger experience and provide more space for passengers.
By taking ambitious climate actions, Network Rail are playing a key part in supporting the UK government’s target to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.
Surprise scrap dealer site visits by Network Rail and the British Transport Police have taken place in recent weeks across the West Midlands and Warwickshire to ensure dealers are not trading stolen metal.