Topic: Network Rail

UK spark of genius for a net-zero railway by 2050

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has released an ambitious blueprint titled “Delivering a Lower Cost, Higher Performing Net Zero Railway by 2050”. The Association, which mainly represents the interests of supply chain members, says it...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Network Rail’s Easter heavy metal message

Network Rail says the Easter programme of works on the UK rail network should be music to the ears of freight operators. It is delivering around ninety million pounds (105 million euros) of enhancement works...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Aerial picture of Waterloo station and surrounding London area

Freight could return in Waterloo revamp

A joint future vision for London Waterloo station and its surrounding area has been revealed. The British infrastructure agency Network Rail, and the Borough of Lambeth Council, the local authority for the area, are collaborating...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Track works at Dore looking west towards Hope Valley

England: Hope Valley Project in final push

Work has started on the final engineering project to upgrade the Hope Valley line in the north of England. The line, which crosses the Pennines (north-south ridge chain), and connects Sheffield with Manchester, will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
From above, two heavy rail-mounted cranes lower a track section into place

Transpennine Route Upgrade proceeds apace

It has been the familiar limbo between Christmas and New Year. Yet, even as the festive season unfolded, Network Rail’s Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) project carried on regardless. The project extends well beyond the early...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Sky shot of cranes lifting bridge into place at Bamford in the Hope Valley

UK Hope Valley Upgrade bridges Bamford gap

The Hope Valley freight main line and passenger community lifeline is approaching the endgame of a multi-year upgrade project. Recent line closures have seen major work completed, with key milestones hit by the project team,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton