Topic: United Kingdom

Candid portrait of a smiling Jemery Spence of Network Rail in orange coat in front of a yellow Kirow track crane

Plenty of work done over Christmas in the UK

It has been a particularly trying time for the field teams at Network Rail, the UK infrastructure agency. Over the festive period, engineers worked around the clock to carry out enhancement and reliability upgrades across...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Aerial view of the civil engineering works for the crossing of East West Rail over the HS2 line

Controversial Calvert crossover as HS2 and EWR meet

Britain’s two contentious and controversial independently promoted rail developments have met. The crossing point for HS2 and East West Rail is in rural Buckinghamshire, and civil engineering has been completed on the grade-separated crossing. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Mother and pre-school son on train

Britain’s changing pattern of rail travel

When Great British Railways eventually succeeds Network Rail as the infrastructure and management agency for the UK network, it will inherit a much-changed railway. In terms of passenger usage, and the reasons customers give for...Read more
|6 comments|author: Simon Walton