Following the theft of hundreds of metres of railway signalling cable, vital journeys for key workers and freight across the UK have been jeopardised.
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Biomass fuel arrives by rail to Yorkshire’s Drax power station, Royal Mail post goes by rail between London and Glasgow, and petrol for West Midlands arrives by rail from Humberside.
In order to ensure that its supply chain is supported as much as possible amid the COVID-19 crisis, Network Rail has introduced immediate supplier payments.
The new Direct Award Contract has been awarded by the Department for Transport to Govia for the continued operation of the Southeastern franchise.
Key workers from Network Rail have enabled more than 370,000 tonnes of freight to be moved in just one week between west London and Cornwall and into and across Wales to support the economy, the NHS, petrol stations and food shops.
Network Rail's Southern Region has appealed to former signallers to help the railway during the crisis as they lose staff to self-isolation and sickness.
In addition to providing stability and certainty on key services and to rail staff, the UK government has issued ticket refund information for passengers during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Managing Director of Network Rail's 'Backbone of Britain' region has pledged to keep vital supplies and key workers moving during the COVID-19 crisis.
Network Rail's first digital railway takes major step forward with the announcement of Siemens and Atkins as project partners.
In order to help retailers and small business tenants across its network during the COVID-19 crisis, Network Rail has introduced new supportive measures.
Network Rail will undertake improvement works at three level crossings in the area to ensure that the crossings remain fit for purpose for years to come.
Charlene joins Network Rail's Network Services Directorate as its Director for National Passenger and Customer Experience.
The new video system aims to improve safety and performance by reporting vegetation risks on Welsh railways.
The contract to operate and maintain Network Rail’s fleet of eight mobile maintenance trains is scheduled to begin in April 2020.
By establishing a new working group, the Welsh government hopes to encourage more women to consider a career in transport and diversify the sector.