Impact of volcanic ash cloud: More trains running

In response to the disruption caused to airline passengers caused by the volcanic ash cloud, Network Rail is helping operators to run more services to…

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Hopes rise for 1,200 sacked Jarvis staff

Hopes rose today that a new jobs rescue plan could save jobs lost following the collapse of rail maintenance firm Jarvis. Transport Secretary Lord Adonis…

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Billingshurst – would it kill you to wait?

A decade of misuse has prompted Network Rail to target the level crossing at Billingshurst with a campaign to warn local people about the dangers of ignoring…

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Network Rail apprentice campaign receives double award from recruiter mag

Network Rail’s campaign to recruit the next generation of engineering talent to build Britain’s growing railway has won two awards from leading…

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Rail transformation on North Cotswold strides forward

Around £70m will be invested over the next two years to transform the North Cotswold line, with the redoubling scheme leading the way as it moves into…

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Dedicated High Speed Rail in China

Colin Garratt, Director of Milepost 921⁄2 – Picture library and Photographers to the railway industry. Pictures by Andrew Benton – railphotolibrary.com…

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Old Bridge leaves Durham Town

The world’s most powerful mobile crane was used to lift a new footbridge into place over the East Coast Main Line at Durham. The old bridge at Blanchland…

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Dedication and Commitment to service

The railway has been with us for such a long time we often forget how it changed and indeed continues to change Britain. The coming of the railway opened…

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‘Union-bashing’ Scottish ministers horse-traded with Scotrail over bill for scab army, says RMT

SCOTTISH MINISTERS and Scotrail conspired to provoke and bankroll the current safety dispute over guards with RMT, to the point of negotiating over the…

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Infrarail 2010: Day one in pictures

Infrarail 2010 marks its eighth year in the UK by bringing together the rail infrastructure industry’s finest innovators, opinion formers and solution…

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Bolton footbridge first

The first in a series of footbridges to replace pedestrian level crossings at stations in Yorkshire has opened for use. Mrs Meryl White, daughter of the…

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Clear improvement for Waverley as Network Rail begins station upgrade

Network Rail embarks on a £130m upgrade to Waverley, with the first work to replace the station’s 34,000m2 roof. Twenty-eight thousand clear glass panels…

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