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Major railway investment for station footbridge in Telford

Nearly a million pounds is being invested to replace a public footbridge to provide a better way for people to cross the railway in Telford. The old footbridge linking the south of Oakengates station to Station Fields and Hancocks Drive...

Iconic Ribblehead viaduct repaired for ‘Staycation Summer’

Work to restore the world-renowned Ribblehead viaduct for rail passengers and tourists in North Yorkshire is now complete. From today (Friday April 9) visitors to the Ribble Valley can see the iconic piece of Victorian railway architecture in all its...

First look at HS2’s Oxford Canal Viaduct

HS2 Ltd today revealed the first images of its planned Oxford Canal Viaduct and is seeking views from the local community about the design of the viaduct between Banbury and Daventry. Set low in the landscape, three prestressed concrete spans...

New lease of life for Rutland footbridge

Network Rail has today (Wednesday 31 March) reopened Oakham station footbridge for passengers after completing a major revamp to protect its future. Work began in October on the £856,000 project to strengthen the bridge to make sure it remains fit...

Network Rail begins major project to upgrade Rutland railway bridge

Network Rail is carrying out major work to replace a railway bridge over the A6003 in Manton near Oakham in Rutland, to make sure it remains fit for purpose for generations to come. Work on the £2.8million project to fully...

New station building and car park extension for Lea Green rail station confirmed

Improved facilities for passengers£14.8m secured from the Transforming Cities FundWider scheme includes proposals for the region’s first CYCLOPS junction A new station building and additional car parking spaces will be built at Lea Green rail station in St Helens thanks...

TfL Project update – Barking Riverside Extension

The largest mobile crane in the UK, a Gottwald AK680 with 1,200-ton lift capacity, was used last weekend to install steel beams for the remaining viaduct spans as part of the Barking Riverside extension (BRE) project. The beams are up...

Bridge over troubled water: £3.6m bridge lift to reduce passenger flood delays

Network Rail engineers will be raising Black Bridge, near Machynlleth, by one metre to lift it out of the flood zone. This will protect the bridge from high river levels and significantly reduce disruption for passengers. During periods of heavy rainfall,...

New bridge for Biscuit Tunnel in Reading is a nod to rich history of the area

Network Rail will replace a historic railway bridge in Reading this weekend (20 March) to allow trains to run at full speed again. The Huntley and Palmers bridge, which runs on top of a former railway tunnel used by steam...

Improvement work begins at Bridgend station

Work is underway to modernise Bridgend railway station as part of Transport for Wales’ multi-million-pound Station Improvement Vision. There will be a number of extra facilities added for customers, including the installation of new customer information screens in the main...

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Passengers encouraged to travel safely as covid restrictions eased

With many shops and businesses open again and schools set to return after the Easter break, Transport for Greater...