We run, maintain and develop Britain's rail tracks, signalling, bridges, tunnels, level crossings and many key stations. Our rail network is the fastest growing and safest in Europe. But we still have work to do to create a railway fit for 21st century Britain. Read more »
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A Network Rail project manager for the new station entrance in Leeds has thrown her support behind the campaign to increase diversity in engineering. National Women in Engineering Day, organised by the Women’s Engineering Society, is intended to raise the profile and achievements of females in the industry. Only 14 per cent of Network Rail employees are female. The company’s chief executive Mark Carne has spoken passionately about the need to tackle a macho culture within...Read more
Network Rail (NR) has launched a five-year, £38 billion investment plan, in a bid to improve services and punctuality after it failed to reach the target set for 2009 to 2014. NR said: "Our focus for the coming five-year period is to restore record levels of performance and spend and invest some £38 billion in our railways targeting the busiest parts of our network to relieve congestion and provide more trains, more seats and quicker, greener journeys." To meet demand from...Read more