Following the publication of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, Transport for the North has called for the UK government to ensure that local and regional leaders are at the core of the reform of the UK's railways.
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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.
The project to replace the over 40-year-old tracks and track layout on the 1.5 mile approach into London King's Cross station has been completed.
In total, 10 touchscreens have been installed at London Euston station that offer the latest passenger information using British Sign Language.
Working with Porterbrook, Network Rail has announced plans to showcase some of the best of British low-carbon train technology at the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow.
Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the UIC's Climate Declaration to further commit to tackling climate change.
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK's railways under single, accountable national leadership.
ORR has raised its concerns regarding the two main players in the UK's railway signalling market, stating that competition needs to be improved for alternative companies.
RSG's Work Pipeline Visibility Charter asks businesses in the rail supply chain to commit to sharing their work pipeline information with their suppliers.
James Nattrass, Network Rail’s Director of Incident Management and Operational Security, reflects on the repercussions of metal theft from the railway – an issue that is, sadly, still prevalent, despite COVID-19 – and the progress that continues to be made in tackling it.
Following the publication of the Sustainable Stations: Best Practice Guide, all station managing companies in the UK have pledged their commitment to making the country's railway stations more sustainable.
In order to meet the government’s legally binding net zero commitments, 15 UK rail industry stakeholders have called for an immediate programme of electrification.
Mental health and wellbeing are finally getting recognised – but with the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating the problems, the rail industry still needs to do more. At Atkins, April Welsh and Tom Buick learnt about the mental health crisis after setting up a Mindfulness At Work group and discovered how the industry…
The rail industry continually strives to identify ways to ensure that train users have the best possible experience, and travelling through train stations plays a huge part in this. Although train stations are understandably much quieter at the moment, passengers will eventually return – so, how will train stations adapt…
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
Britain's Transpennine Route Upgrade rail infrastructure programme has reached a major regulatory milestone with the submission of the Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) for the Huddersfield to Westtown (Dewsbury) section.