TfGM and Network Rail partner to integrate more transport

Network Rail and Transport for Greater Manchester are partnering to deliver a joint vision for Manchester and Salford’s central railway stations. They say the collaboration agreement, the first of its kind between the two organisations, is a major step forward in bringing together both land and infrastructure to create a better-connected Greater Manchester. “Through the […]

Level crossing waiting times “slashed” thanks to new technology.

Waiting times at level crossings are set to be cut to 18-25 seconds thanks to new technology which recognises whether an approaching train is fast or slow, and whether it is going to stop at a station. Pedestrians and cyclists often face lengthy and inconsistent waits as the alarm for approaching trains sounds for anywhere […]

Network Rail secures commitments from 50% of suppliers to join the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce their carbon

Network Rail’s Commercial and Procurement (C&P) team has reached an important milestone in partnering with suppliers to tackle climate change by securing commitments from 50% of suppliers to join the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce their carbon footprint. Science Based Targets are a key part of Network Rail’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy to deliver […]

Skanska wins Network Rail bridge replacement project

Skanska has won a £52 million contract for the replacement of the SAS13 bridge on the Stechford to Aston (SAS) rail line, part of the new HS2 route. The existing bridge, comprising eight masonry arches and a central steelwork span, will be demolished and replaced with a single 92 metre-span steel structure. The works will […]

Cameras installed at level crossings to catch dangerous drivers

Network Rail’s announced it’s installing cameras at 13 level crossings on the part of the network used by Greater Anglia in order to catch people trying to cross tracks once warning lights have started flashing. The red light safety enforcement cameras are used to identify vehicles that fail to stop at level crossings and capture […]

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