Network Rail invites opinions on level crossing closure plans

Network Rail is asking people in Copmanthorpe to give their feedback on plans to fully close a footpath level crossing and provide an alternative safe access over the railway. Major improvement work is taking place between York and Church Fenton...

Network Rail replans work at Craven Arms level crossing

Craven Arms level crossing will remain open as often as possible as Network Rail starts work to fit three miles of brand-new track through the Shropshire village. Originally, the level crossing had been planned to temporarily close for two months...

Changes to services between Littlehampton and Brighton as Network Rail engineers tackle landslip risk site at Hove

In order to stabilise the cutting and protect the railway from rockfall, engineers will be installing 1,012 rock bolts into the groundPassengers are advised to check either Southern or National Rail enquiry websites before they travel as services between...

Step-free access work completed at Hayes & Harlington station

Network Rail has completed upgrades at Hayes & Harlington station ahead of the Elizabeth line opening in the first half of 2022. It is the sixth TfL Rail station to be upgraded to provide step-free access in the past...

South Western Railway partners with Missing People charity

South Western Railway (SWR) has partnered with Missing People, becoming a part of the charity’s ‘Safeguarding Briefing Network’ (SBN). The initiative will see SWR, along with a network of other organisations, receive notifications from Missing People when there is a...

New Greater Anglia trains on new routes

More rail passengers in Essex are able to travel on new trains as Greater Anglia’s state-of-the-art electric commuter trains entered passenger service on two new routes. The new trains went into service on the Harwich and Walton-on-the-Naze branch lines on...

ScotRail joins charities to raise mental health awareness

Mental health charities and rail organisations joined forces this weekend raising awareness of suicide prevention. Volunteers manned pop-up stalls in Wick, Thurso, Inverness and Nairn stations – and at Nairn County’s Station Park – to highlight the support available to...

Barmouth Viaduct restoration recommences following summer staycation boost

Network Rail is reminding passengers that work to restore Barmouth Viaduct restarts this weekend, after one of the busiest summer seasons in living memory The vital £30m restoration project has been carefully planned to avoid the busy summer months and that’s helped cement...

Huge demand for Birmingham New Street forgotten tunnel tour

Thirty lucky members of the public are being given tours of a forgotten underground tunnel at Birmingham New Street station as part of Birmingham Heritage Week. More than 300 people applied to go on the Network Rail arranged tour of...

GTR expands suicide prevention support, offering training to key partners to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

This World Suicide Prevention Day, GTR is reminding the public that a simple question can be all it takes to stop suicidal thoughtsThe company’s online training course shares vital rules to safely approach someone who appears vulnerableBy expanding the...