The upgrade works will bring much-needed capacity to the West Coast main line and enable the new HS2 terminus to be built.
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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.
Created by acclaimed designer Johan Berhin, the new seating represents a significant upgrade in comfort, style and convenience, with tables and USB charging points built in to improve the journey experience for passengers.
Free and unlimited Wi-Fi service has gone live at Victoria, Euston and London Bridge stations, with more major stations to follow during 2021.
This figure means that Network Rail is ahead of the UK government target to spend 33 per cent of expenditure with SMEs by 2022.
With 1,239 trespassing incidents on the UK rail network during September 2020 alone, Network Rail and the BTP have stressed the importance of safety.
By making the live data publicly available, passengers will be able to discover how accessible a station is prior to their journey.
Two new solutions - Automated Intelligent Video Review cameras and plasma technology - have been introduced on the TfW network to combat the challenges of autumn weather in the UK.