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A storm-damaged section of the UK’s West Coast main line in Cumbria was recently reopened in less than 24 hours, thanks to raised signalling equipment by Network Rail.
Due to railway metal theft costing £1.4 million in UK taxpayer-money over the last 12 months, Network Rail and the British Transport Police are taking action to tackle stolen metal trading.
Network Rail has joined the board of the Transport for the South East partnership - a new body created to improve the transport network and grow the economy of the UK's South East area.
The new depot will allow Northern to streamline its maintenance processes, subsequently improving UK rail performance and punctuality.
The five framework contracts awarded by Network Rail will aim to improve reliability, but also reduce delays and increase capacity on the UK's network.
Heald will bring his experience of significant projects in the US and Canada to Network Rail Consulting's New York office.
Permission has been granted on Network Rail’s Transport and Works Act Order application for work to begin on the next phase of East West Rail.
The six-year contract will see VP Plc be responsible for the hire, supply and maintenance of portable plant for Network Rail.
Despite improvements in recent years, the UK rail industry still needs to make significant changes to its provision of information to passengers, says ORR.
The lack of bins on trains limits recycling options, despite a survey showing that 82 per cent of passengers would choose to recycle.
Following the launch of the initiative at four other major stations in Britain in December 2019, London Liverpool Street is the latest station to offer passengers with hidden disabilities a discreet way to ask for extra help while making their journeys.
The 2019 National Rail Passenger Survey from Transport Focus puts St Pancras International top, while other stations across the Southern region also see an increase in passenger satisfaction.
Fugro's RILA technology has been utilised by Network Rail since 2013 and has officially gained approval for use in platform gauging.
The ORR's study will focus on the level of competition for the delivery of significant signalling projects in a bid to limit Network Rail's spend on signalling.