Network Rail – the owner and infrastructure manager of most of the railway network in Great Britain – is upgrading level crossings across Derbyshire and Staffordshire to help reduce delays on the railway.
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Following the introduction of free water fountains at UK stations, Network Rail has saved the equivalent of three million plastic bottles from landfill.
Following the DfT's update, Transport for the North is calling for an investment plan that delivers the best deal for rail across Northern England.
The removal of its track crossing and installation of a new access ramp and staircase will improve safety and access for passengers using Littleport station.
The new STEM facility has been designed to inspire the younger generation to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering and maths sectors.
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.