UK: The Office of Rail & Road says its annual assessment of how Network Rail engages with its stakeholders shows a strong performance in the past year, although overall satisfaction has dipped slightly.
UK: Climate campaign organisations have called on Network Rail to add high-carbon products and activities such as petrol, diesel and hybrid cars, air travel and fossil fuel companies to the list of advertisements which cannot be displayed at its 20 managed stations.
UK: With its drivers continuing to decline to work on their rest days, Avanti West Coast has worked with charter operator Locomotive Services Ltd to provided additional capacity into London Euston to support the large number of people wishing to visit the capital to pay their respects to the late ...
UK: Consultancy Frazer-Nash has undertaken a review of Network Rail’s depot plant asset management systems on behalf of the the Office of Rail & Road, looking at whether effective systems are in place to ensure that depot plant is maintained, renewed and upgraded.
UK: The government has formally announced £161m of funding for implementation of the Oxford Corridor Phase 2 remodelling project to increase capacity and better integrate the station into the surrounding environment.
UK: In what Network Rail says is an industry first, Natural England has granted the infrastructure manager a licence for the relocation of great crested newts which covers the whole of the Eastern Region.
UK: Network Rail has signed an agreement for EDF Renewables UK to make 49·9 MW of solar energy capacity available to power offices, depots and stations, meeting around 15% of the infrastructure manager’s annual non-traction energy requirements.