Categories: network rail
REMINDER: Passengers reminded to allow extra time for rail journeys this spring bank holiday if travelling via Cambridge or Grays
Much of the railway network is open over the Spring bank holiday across Anglia for passengers to enjoy the many delights of the region. However, there are some engineering works taking place that may affect journeys on the West Anglia Main line and on the Tilbury and Southend line.
Work in late June to progress first section of East Coast Main Line digital signalling
Passengers intending to travel to and from London King’s Cross and other destinations on the East Coast Main Line via Peterborough, and across Great Northern routes over the weekend of 24 and 25 June 2023 are being asked to plan ahead and check how their journey ma be affected by planned engineering work.
Rail passengers in South London and Sussex are being reminded to check before they travel as Network Rail continues signalling upgrades in South London
Passengers are being reminded to plan ahead and check their journeys as vital upgrades are completed on the railway on Network Rail’s Sussex route this late May bank holiday.
From Saturday 27 to Sunday 28 May, engineers will be carrying out signalling work between Streatham Hill and Crystal Palace and West Croydon.
As a result, this means that buses will replace trains between:
REMINDER: Passengers asked to check before travelling over the May Day bank holiday and Coronation weekends
Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway have jointly issued the following press release about planned engineering work affecting upcoming weekends in May:
Much of the railway network is open over the May bank holiday and Coronation weekend across the Anglia region. But with major station and renewals projects taking place, we urge passengers to check before travelling as some engineering work
Work to make Finsbury Park station completely step-free now complete
Two new lifts to serve platforms 3/4 and 7/8 have now opened at Finsbury Park railway station, opening up travel opportunities for more people.
Rail passengers reminded to plan ahead for London’s big sporting Sunday
Rail passengers travelling to and from London this coming weekend (22 and 23 April) are being reminded to plan their journeys in advance because planned engineering work by Network Rail will affect Southern and Thameslink train services on several routes.
Rail passengers advised to plan ahead as Midland Main Line electrification work affects services
Passengers in the East Midlands are being advised to plan ahead on the weekend of 22 and 23 April as electrification work means changes to services between Kettering and Corby. There’s also intensive maintenance work between London and Kentish Town at the very southern end of the Midland Main Line, resulting in reduced Thameslink and East Midlands Railway services.
REMINDER: Rail passengers urged to plan ahead this Easter weekend as Network Rail undertakes key track upgrades on the lines into London Victoria
Passengers are reminded to plan ahead and check their journeys as vital upgrades are completed on Network Rail’s Sussex route this Easter.
Sussex: Rail passengers urged to plan ahead this Easter weekend as Network Rail undertakes key track upgrades on the lines into London Victoria
Passengers are reminded to plan ahead and check their journeys as vital upgrades are completed on the railway in Network Rail’s Sussex route this Easter.
Plan ahead as essential work affects rail and road routes
A £1.5 million programme to strengthen a railway bridge in Kempston Hardwick, Bedfordshire will get under way this month to improve reliability for passengers. Over the next five months, Network Rail engineers will repair and strengthen the steel girders and bridge deck and improve drainage and guttering on the structure which carries the Midland Main Line over the B530 Ampthill Road.
REMINDER: Check before travelling for planned rail journeys via Cambridge this Easter
Passengers travelling to/from Peterborough, Kings Lynn, Norwich and Bury St Edmunds via Cambridge are advised to check before they travel as Network Rail will carry out essential engineering work this Easter.
Video: Shocking near-miss between train and red-light-running moped in West Sussex
A video captured by CCTV cameras shows the moment a pair of riders on a small moped narrowly escaped being struck by a train travelling at up to 70mph, after they dodged barriers at a level crossing near Littlehampton, in West Sussex.
Another step forward for East Coast Digital Programme
Billion-pound plans to transform rail travel to and from the capital have taken another important step forward with the completion of crucial work as part of a programme to create a digital railway.
No trains south of St Neots and Royston this weekend as passengers reminded to plan ahead for East Coast Digital Programme work
Passengers planning to travel on the Great Northern and Thameslink network on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February are being urged to plan ahead as work continues on the East Coast Digital Programme
St Albans City station’s new footbridge now benefitting passengers
A brand-new footbridge is now helping to ease congestion at Thameslink’s busiest station north of London, St Albans City.
Step-free access now available at Crowborough station in East Sussex after lifts and new footbridge opens for passengers
Today (10 February), MP Nusrat Ghani joined Network Rail, Southern and contractors BAM Nuttall to celebrate the official opening of Crowborough station’s £4.7m lifts and footbridge.
Passengers urged to plan ahead of East Coast Digital Programme work on 18/19 February
Passengers intending to travel with Great Northern and Thameslink on the route between London and Peterborough over the weekend of 18 and 19 February are being asked to plan ahead.
Check before you travel as engineering work restricts Brighton Main Line services on first Sunday in February
Train operators Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express are advising passengers travelling between London, Gatwick Airport and Sussex on Sunday 5 February to check online journey planners in advance, as vital engineering work by Network Rail will mean a long diversion for trains between London and Gatwick Airport, and a limited service between Brighton and the airport.
Line to reopen: Engineers have repaired the 10-metre Lingfield landslip, which closed the railway in Surrey between Hurst Green and East Grinstead
Network Rail engineers and contractors BAM Nuttall have worked around the clock to repair a landslip that closed the railway between East Grinstead and Hurst Green in Surrey on Tuesday, January 17.