Topic: West Coast Main Line

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 view of Royal Mail EMU passing through Carstairs Junction

Carstairs Junction remodelling enters final phase

Work on the 164 million pound (almost 200 million euros) Carstairs junction remodelling project is entering its endgame. It has been a challenge for Scotland’s Railway, the partnership that administers the network, to keep services...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Train being loaded with construction spoil on the HS2 project site

High Speed Two or Low Speed One for freight?

The upcoming review of Britain’s high-speed railway project could provide unexpected benefits for rail freight. The massive project to build a new line between London and Birmingham is to come under scrutiny again, as costs...Read more
|3 comments|author: Simon Walton