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Anglia rail upgrades to take place at the end of July

Vital rail upgrades are to be carried out at the end of July to extend platforms for new trains and provide power for the Elizabeth Line ahead of the next stage of opening when services from Shenfield will be...

Manchester railway’s 21st century signalling overhaul completed over Queen’s Jubilee weekend

Over the four-day bank holiday, signalling equipment was moved from the 132-year-old signal box near Philips Park, to Manchester’s state-of-the-art rail operating centre. Signals are like traffic lights for trains and bringing them into the 21st Century will help...

Reminder: Package of rail works planned in East London to improve reliability passengers

A package of rail works is planned from this weekend (11 and 12 June) to reduce delays and improve reliability of rail services for passengers travelling between London, Enfield Town and Cambridge. Work begins on Saturday 11 June and at...

First train runs using the new digital signalling on Northern City Line

The testing of the new digital signalling on the Northern City Line has commenced with the running of the first Great Northern train between Finsbury Park and Moorgate under the new system. The testing is carried out with a Great...

Expanded KOREC Rail team assists technological advancement with a Vegas incentive!

KOREC is delighted to announce that following an expansion of the KOREC Rail team, it is better equipped than ever to showcase advances in rail survey and measurement technology:- PWI Membership As a new corporate member of the Permanent Way Institution,...

West Coast main line upgrades complete leaving Platinum Jubilee free

Network Rail has completed a range of essential upgrades to the railway between London Euston, the Midlands and North West this Early May Bank Holiday. Combined with recent work at Easter, a total of £41.1m has been invested in the...

REMINDER: Essential track works to affect Cambridge and Stansted rail passengers this May Bank Holiday

Passengers travelling to Stansted and between London and Cambridge are advised to check before they travel this May Bank Holiday as Network Rail carries out essential track works in the Bishops Stortford area. A quarter of a mile of track...

First passenger trains travel on new section of Northern line tunnel, as part of Bank Station Capacity Upgrade

Transport for London (TfL) completed a major milestone in the overhaul of Bank station over the Easter weekend, as test passenger trains ran through the new tunnel for the first time. More than 2km of new southbound running tunnel...

Increased reliability for Southend rail passengers

Network Rail continued work on upgrading the overhead wiring system on the line between London and Shoeburyness over the four-day Easter period, improving reliability for thousands of passengers. The work is part a project to replace the old wiring system...

Easter track works boost reliability for Cambridge, London and Stansted rail passengers

Network Rail completed track works over the Easter period which will make journeys to Stansted and between London and Cambridge more reliable. Work was carried out over the four-day period as part of a larger package of work to renew...

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Summer of progress for Black Country Metro route across Sandwell and Dudley

Those living or working in the Sandwell and Dudley boroughs will see considerable progress on the highly-anticipated Metro route,...