Network Rail have been trialling space-age laser and plasma jet technology as a way to clear autumn leaves from railway lines and minimise passenger delays.
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Network Rail have begun the second phase of a project to make Clapham Junction a more enjoyable passenger experience.
SWR customers will be able to enjoy superfast Wi-Fi on-board SWR services from Basingstoke to Earlsfield thanks to a new rail-5G project.
GTR has sent its first Class 387/1 Great Northern train to be retrofit with ETCS in-cab signalling as part of the East Coast Digital Programme.
Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, explores what made the headlines in the rail industry during week 17-21 October 2022.
RIA North have published a plan which sets out a long-term vision for how the railway network in the North of England should be electrified in order to decarbonise rail in the region.
A multi-million-pound programme will turn Bristol Temple Meads into the UK’s first ‘Station Innovation Zone’, trialling new technologies designed to upgrade passengers’ experience.
Over the past six months, Network Rail have been working on waterproofing and strengthening the ceiling of the High Neck Tunnel between Liverpool Central and Brunswick station.
LNER are to open a new area at Kings Cross Station which has been designed to give families a dedicated space to wait for trains.
The completed renewal upgrades on 750m of track at Newcastle Central station will help to boost reliability and provide smoother journeys for passengers.
Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, explores what made the headlines in the rail industry during week 03-07 October 2022.
ORR’s report shows that despite Network Rail’s efficiency improvements, their wider financial performance missed its target by £487 million in 2021-2022.
Aerial drones and specialist trains will be used to wash leaf debris from UK main lines during the Autumn.
South Western Railway have announced a landmark commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040 at the latest.
Network Rail have completed the removal of the old station platforms at Cameron Bridge, clearing the way for the next stages of track work.