Severn Bridge Junction Signal Box refurbishment scoops 2021 National Railway Heritage Award

Network Rail is delighted to be recognised for the £250,000 restoration of one Britain’s most famous signal boxes Shrewsbury’s Severn Bridge Junction Signal box is one of our most striking and famous signal boxes in the world and it has...

Railway signals in Middlesbrough now controlled from York after successful reliability upgrade

Over the weekend (13-16 November), Network Rail’s Rail Operating Centre (ROC) in York welcomed its newest workstation as part of a £45m project to upgrade signalling in the Middlesbrough area. Teams renewed around six miles of signalling equipment, with control...

Incremental and Sensonic join ‘FORSEs’ with Network Rail to receive Innovate UK funding

Teaming up for a future-proof railway in UK. A combination of financial support and the possibility to jump right into practice are exactly what innovative ideas need to grow strong in the short time. To prepare such ground, Network Rail,...

Ricardo completes installation of pantograph monitoring technology on Scotland’s railway

PanMon system provides ‘100%’ coverage of pantographs operating on key routes. Ricardo has completed the roll out of PanMon, a pantograph condition monitoring system, at selected locations on Scotland’s mainline rail network. The units have been installed on some of Scotland’s...

Network Rail to upgrade Middlesbrough signalling this month

Network Rail is upgrading the signalling in Middlesbrough this month in a £45 million project to deliver a modern, more reliable railway for passengers. Around six miles of signalling equipment in the Middlesbrough area will be renewed, with control of...

Schneider Electric’s Compact PSP enables 86% carbon footprint reduction on railway signalling power

Schneider Electric, the leader in energy management and automation, has announced that they are working with Network Rail to install cost-effective and environmentally friendly intelligent signalling equipment across four locations in Scotland. The new equipment will enable a more sustainable solution to...

Siemens Mobility wins Carstairs Junction signalling contract

Siemens Mobility Limited has been awarded a contract worth £50 million by Network Rail to deliver the next stages of the signalling element of the Carstairs remodelling project. As a major junction on the West Coast Main Line (WCML), where...

Not out with the old but in with the new – Network Rail completes major signalling upgrades at Bridlington

Network Rail has completed major work to upgrade the signalling system and track at Bridlington to bring a more modern, reliable railway for passengers in East Yorkshire – all whilst leaving the much-loved lever frame in place. Between Friday 22...

Historic signal box dismantled for new life at heritage railway

Greater Anglia has thanked customers for their patience following eight days of disruptive engineering works which were required to get ready for railway platform extensions for new longer trains. The works included the dismantling of a historic signal box. Platforms...

Network Rail prepares for Christmas track upgrades at Leeds station

Network Rail is carrying out major work to upgrade the track at Leeds station over Christmas to bring more reliable services for passengers. Over the weekend, teams installed new overhead wires, made way for signalling cables and worked to build...

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London Bridge station marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities with special umbrella installation celebrating neuro-diversity

This year's theme of neurodiversity is being celebrated through special 'umbrella' art at London Bridge, Victoria and Waterloo Stations will also be...