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Work on West Coast main line reduces risk of flooding

Four kilometres of railway has been improved during a nine-day closure on the West Coast main line. The work involved the installation of drainage channels to prevent heavy flooding. A ballast cleaning train was also used to clear debris from...

Major rail upgrade in Manchester completed as part of Transpennine Route Upgrade

A major rail upgrade in Manchester is now complete after Network Rail improved track and signalling equipment to boost reliability. Across seven days, between Saturday 25 December 2021 and Monday 3 January 2022, more than 100 railway workers installed four...

Network Rail completes £22m festive upgrades

Network Rail thanks passengers and local residents for their patience and understanding over the festive period while it has completed important rail upgrades. Over the Christmas and New Year break, Network Rail’s team of engineers has been hard at work...

Biggest track upgrade at Leeds station in 20 years now completed

The biggest track upgrade at Leeds station in 20 years is now complete, as Network Rail deliver a more reliable railway for passengers. Between Saturday 25 December 2021 and Monday 3 January 2022, more than 200 railway staff successfully remodelled...

Rail customers across Wales & Borders urged to plan ahead during festive period

Rail passengers are being urged to check before they travel with planned engineering works taking place over Christmas.  Network Rail is continuing work on a £30m refurbishment of Gwynedd’s iconic Barmouth Viaduct, protecting this vital transport link for future generations. The Cambrian Coast Line between Machynlleth and Pwllheli...

Ballast all the way – Network Rail is upgrading last section of 1970s slab track between London and Kentish Town this Christmas

Engineers will carry out final stage of work to upgrade 1970s track between Kentish Town and London St Pancras this Christmas and over New YearImprovements will bring a more modern reliable railway for passengers and reduce delaysReduced East Midlands...

Passengers urged to check before they travel this Christmas ahead of £22m festive upgrades including in Bristol, Stroud and London

Rail passengers are being asked to plan ahead and check before the travel this festive period as Network Rail completes its annual planned railway upgrades. This year Network Rail is making over £22m worth of upgrades across its Western region,...

Passengers kept on the move between Christmas and New Year

Essential rail improvement work over Christmas and New Year has been planned to cause the least disruption to passengers travelling between London, the Midlands, North West and Cumbria. This year the bulk of the £30m bank holiday upgrades will take...

New signalling control system for Christmas to boost reliability across North East

Passengers in the North East will soon benefit from a more modern, reliable railway as Network Rail teams are upgrading the signalling control system over Christmas. Between the early hours of Saturday 25 December and before the first train on...

Translink announce essential work on railway lines during Christmas period.

Translink is carrying out major work this Christmas on Derry~Londonderry and Larne train lines as part of the Dark Arches to Whiteabbey Track Renewal (DAWTR) project. To facilitate this essential work there will be closures affecting both lines. During...

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MacRail Systems Appoints Adam Crago as Managing Director

After 7 years at MacRail, 3 of which have been as Managing Director, Tim Westwood has decided to retire...