Siemens Mobility to invest £100m in state-of-the-art factory in Chippenham, UK

Siemens is embarking on a groundbreaking £100 million investment to establish a cutting-edge rail infrastructure manufacturing, digital engineering and research & development (R&D) center in Chippenham, underscoring its unwavering commitment to innovation, sustainability, excellence, and its campaign ‘to build...

East Coast Digital Programme hits major milestone as section commissioned

In a big step forward for the East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP), new technology has now been successfully commissioned between Welwyn Garden City and Hitchin, bringing digital signalling on the East Coast Main Line a step closer. Engineers have worked...

Important weekend engineering work in March to keep trains running safely and reliably

Passengers are being encouraged to check before travelling as planned weekend engineering work in March will affect services between Norwich and Ipswich, and between Ipswich and Cambridge/Ely. Engineering work, and general maintenance is planned to take place on the mainline...

Network Rail installs state of the art signalling system between Feltham and Wokingham

Network Rail and South Western Railway have officially switched on new signalling equipment to bring more reliable journeys to customers travelling between Reading, London, and Guildford. From Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 February, Network Rail completed the final phase of...

Vital upgrades between Portsmouth and Fareham over February half term

Network Rail is reminding customers to plan ahead and allow plenty of time as buses replace South Western Railway (SWR), Great Western Railway (GWR), and Southern trains between Southampton Central and Havant, Eastleigh and Portsmouth Harbour and Southampton Central...

South London signalling work replanned for later in 2024

Trains in the Tooting, Crystal Palace, Tulse Hill and Peckham Rye areas will now run as normal from Monday 12 through to Friday 16 February. The switch-on of a new signalling system in South London, which was due to close...

Project to improve mobile connectivity on East Coast Main Line reaches key milestone

Network Rail, LNER, and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are collaborating to improve mobile connectivity on the East Coast Main Line. The joint project, which is delivering new mobile phone infrastructure into tunnels outside London King’s Cross station, has reached an...

Key milestone reached on project to improve mobile connectivity on East Coast Main Line

LNER, Network Rail and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are collaborating to improve mobile connectivity on the East Coast Main Line. The joint project, which is delivering new mobile phone infrastructure into tunnels outside London King’s Cross station, has reached an...

Track and signalling works progress on Hope Valley Railway Upgrade

The Hope Valley line improvements are nearing completion following significant track and signalling work completed this weekend, as team HVRU battled through harsh weather to deliver the upgrades. The work is part of a scheme to improve the reliability of...

Passengers thanked after major signalling upgrade on the West Coast main line

Major upgrades on the West Coast main line to improve future rail journeys for passengers and freight services is now complete. The railway between Rugby and Stafford reopened today (Tuesday 23 January) after essential signalling improvements to the West Coast...

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Line re-opens between Aylesbury and Amersham after emergency landslip repairs

Network Rail has thanked passengers after completing major emergency repairs to the railway in Stoke Mandeville following a landslip...