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Network Rail - Articles and news items

New Western Route Supervisory Board will deliver a better railway

Rail industry news / 24 February 2017 /

Network Rail, Great Western Railway (GWR) and Heathrow Express have joined forces to create the Western Route Supervisory Board which aims to improve passenger experience.

Network Rail continues to create close ties with operating companies to improve customer experience

Rail industry news / 23 February 2017 /

Network Rail is continuing to develop close ties with train and freight operators with the mission to improve the customer experience.

The Ordsall Chord centrepiece takes its place

Rail industry news / 21 February 2017 /

The Ordsall Chord – a 300-metre length of track that will link all three of Manchester’s main stations – moved a step closer towards completion today as two 600-tonne arches were dramatically craned into place, creating a new bridge for the railway line.

Virtual reality allows commuters to view the new Waterloo station

Rail industry news / 20 February 2017 /

Network Rail and South West Trains give commuters the opportunity to view a re-developed International Terminal at Waterloo station using virtual reality headsets.

New “formation flying” trains to make railway repairs faster and cheaper

Rail industry news / 15 February 2017 /

Network Rail will soon be trialling new “formation flying” engineering trains that will not only save the company £250,000 per week but passengers will also benefit from faster trains and less disruptions.

East Coast Main Line in Bedfordshire to receive £3.6m investment

Rail industry news / 31 January 2017 /

Network Rail will be carrying out £3.6m upgrade work on the East Coast Main Line in Bedfordshire in order to improve reliability of the line.

Cornwall to receive level crossing upgrade to improve safety

Rail industry news / 23 January 2017 /

Level crossing safety is set to improve in Cornwall thanks to upgrade work as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.

Alex Hynes named new managing director of ScotRail Alliance

Rail industry news / 23 January 2017 /

Alex Hynes, current managing director of Arriva Rail North, will become managing director of the ScotRail Alliance, confirms Network Rail.

Phil Verster steps down as managing director of ScotRail Alliance

Rail industry news / 20 January 2017 /

Network Rail has confirmed Phil Verster has stepped down as managing director of ScotRail Alliance to become managing director of the East West rail project.

North Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line to receive £6 million upgrade

Rail industry news / 16 January 2017 /

Network Rail has announced that it will be carrying out vital improvement works on the East Coast Main Line in North Yorkshire.

Network Rail awards Scotland’s Shotts Line electrification contract

Rail industry news / 13 January 2017 /

Network Rail has awarded an electrification contract for the Shotts Line in Scotland to Carillion Powerlines Ltd.

Vital Crossrail work delivered over Christmas period

Rail industry news / 4 January 2017 /

A £45m programme of work was completed over the Christmas period for the Crossrail project on existing railway in outer London, Berkshire and Essex.

 

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