Topic: Network Rail

Network Rail signals huge train control revamp

Britain’s railway signalling and control system is set to undergo the biggest shake-up in the history of the network. The infrastructure agency, Network Rail, has announced a decade-long plan to overhaul and modernise the train...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Network Rail’s five years of major projects

The British infrastructure agency Network Rail has been reviewing the past five years of its ongoing investment programme. The UK Government body has just concluded its sixth five-year plan, or “Control Period Six” (CP6) as...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Landslip Britain’s growing number of incidents

Rail users are being asked for patience, as the infrastructure agency Network Rail tackles a landslip. Then another, and another. The landslip-induced closure between Oakengates and Wellington stations (on the Wolverhampton – Shrewsbury line) is...Read more
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Network Rail takes bids for Midlands project

Network Rail is seeking bids for significant infrastructure deals in the Midlands of England. The infrastructure agency is preparing to undertake major works as part of the Midlands Rail Hub program. Valued at around 1.4...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Concourse of Gatwick Airport station

Gatwick Airport station gets off to a flying start

The UK infrastructure agency Network Rail has cleared Gatwick Airport’s vastly refurbished station for take-off. A bigger and better Gatwick Airport Station had been promised by the quarter of a billion-pound makeover. The initial consensus...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton