Network Rail

East Kilbride electrification marks major green railway investment

Work will soon begin to lay foundations for overhead powerlines along the East Kilbride-Glasgow Central railway as part of a multi-million-pound investment in the route.

Published 22 February 2021

Design contract awarded for Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan

Network Rail has appointed Mott MacDonald as the design contractor for the Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan. 

Published 19 February 2021

Trains to return to Reston following planning consent for station development

Scottish Borders Council's planning committee has approved proposals which will see a station open in the Borders village of Reston for the first time in more than half a century.

Published 8 February 2021

Stirling station roof set for £3m refurb investment

Network Rail is to begin work shortly on a 10-month programme to deliver a £3 million investment to refurbish the non-glazed roofs of the grade A listed station in Stirling.

Published 1 February 2021

And finally... Tracked down

Network Rail workers rescued a dog from the tracks on sent him on board an engineering train to be reunited with his owners.

Published 22 January 2021

And finally... Network Rail on lookout for rare species with new technology

Scientists are using cutting-edge technology along Britain’s 20,000-mile rail network, as part of Network Rail’s new action plan for sustainable vegetation management.

Published 21 January 2021

Network Rail 'working around-the-clock' as rail bridge wall collapse closes line near Stonehaven

The rail line between Montrose and Stonehaven will be closed for at least a week after a bridge wall collapsed near the scene of last year's fatal train crash.

Published 18 January 2021

Network Rail completes £16m of improvements in Scotland

Engineers worked around-the-clock over Christmas and New Year at dozens of locations to carry out £16 million of enhancements on key pieces of Scotland’s railway.

Published 8 January 2021

£1m railway bridge refurb to begin on Gorgie Road

Network Rail will soon begin work on a £1.35 million project to repair and re-paint the railway bridge on Gorgie Road in Edinburgh.

Published 24 December 2020

New railway stations planned for East Linton and Reston

Network Rail has submitted planning applications for new railway stations in East Linton and Reston.

Published 18 December 2020

Network Rail submits plans for new station at Inverness Airport

Revised plans a double platform railway station at Inverness Airport have been submitted to the Highland Council.

Published 11 December 2020

£5m station enhancement completed at Milngavie

Network Rail has completed platform extension work at Milngavie station in a £5 million investment that will help improve the reliability of services for passengers.

Published 11 December 2020

Railway on-track for £16m Christmas upgrade

Passengers, and freight customers, will benefit from more than £16m of investment in Scotland’s railway over this Christmas and New Year.

Published 1 December 2020

Network Rail fined £10k after train ran across storm-damaged viaduct

Scotland’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service has prosecuted Network Rail for allowing trains to travel at more than 100mph over a badly storm-damaged viaduct in South Lanarkshire following an investigation by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).

Published 24 November 2020

7N Architects named on Network Rail's station design competition shortlist

Network Rail and RIBA Competitions have revealed the names of the five design practices selected to compete in the next phase of their competition to shape the future of Britain’s railway stations.

Published 23 November 2020