Work on a four kilometre section of the West Coast Main Line has been completed to prevent tracks from flooding and make future journeys more reliable.
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Network Rail own, operate and develop Britain’s railway infrastructure; that’s 20,000 miles of track, 30,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations. Network Rail also runs 20 of Britain’s largest stations. Here follows our content related to Network Rail.
A Railway Industry Association (RIA) report has highlighted how Britain's East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) should lead the way for a national digital signalling programme and other major schemes.
To combat low adhesion hazards such as leaves on rail lines, engineers and researchers have partnered to develop an on-board train system that will instantly detect issues and hazard hot spots.
Network Rail has completed a major track and signalling upgrade in Manchester to provide passengers with a more modern, reliable railway and allow more trains to run in the future.
Network Rail’s train testing centre successfully completed dynamic testing of the ETCS on rolling stock last month.
A new travel guide has been published by Network Rail so that autistic passengers can feel more confident to travel independently by train.
A recent survey released by the Railway Industry Association has revealed that rail professionals feel increasingly confident towards how innovative the rail industry is becoming.
Viper Innovations’ Engineering and Service teams have again been on-hand to provide critical support to Network Rail as they push to modernise maintenance and deliver safe, efficient and effective interventions to locate signalling power cable faults quickly and accurately before they become service affecting.
As a first for the UK rail industry, Network Rail has launched a new innovative pilot project that integrates its traffic management system with Great Western Railway’s crew and stock software.
Network Rail has installed 8,000 tonnes of ‘rock armour’ on the Hereford and Abergavenny rail line to protect the future of flood-prone borders’ railway and minimise passenger disruption.
Network Rail and English train operator Northern, have invested £134,000 into the roll out of lifesaving defibrillators across railway stations in the North West.
As more passengers return to rail, Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is calling for Network Rail to take action to retain a railway which more reflects the train service performance improvements seen during the pandemic.
Network Rail’s Rail Operating Centre (ROC) in York has welcomed its newest workstation as part of a £45 million project to upgrade signalling in the Middlesbrough area.
Network Rail has reached a major green milestone, with 50 per cent of their suppliers now committed to reducing their carbon footprint and tackling climate change.
The East West Rail Alliance has committed to restore habitats along the construction routes to build the East West Rail second phase between Bicester, Bletchley and Milton Keynes.