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Two years of transformation at Glasgow Queen Street

October marks two years since Network Rail began the £120m redevelopment of Glasgow Queen Street railway station.

East Kent Steam Railway hit by arsonists

The East Kent Railway has announced that they have ben hit by vandals and arsonists at their base.
station improvement

£280,000 investment planned for Wales and the Wirral

Thirteen stations along the "Borderlands line", between Wrexham and Upton, are next in line for improvement as Transport for Wales continues its plans to make stations more welcoming places.

£3.2m restoration of Victorian Manchester bridges complete

Three Manchester railway bridges which have been restored to their Victorian look have been officially unveiled, as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Liverpool Lime Street

FINAL REMINDER: Liverpool Lime Street station set to close

Passengers are being reminded for the last time by Network Rail about a major signalling upgrade which will see the closure of Liverpool Lime Street and Edge Hill stations this weekend.

MP welcomes development work at Tilehurst station

Passengers at Tilehurst, in Berkshire, could be looking forward to benefitting from lifts on all four platforms after Network Rail signalled their intent to develop plans for step-free access at the station.

Steam locomotive 554 Sir William McAlpine to be on display this weekend

The WD 554 Sir William McAlpine Appeal has announced that 554 Sir William McAlpine will be on display this weekend.

Update on steam locomotive 46428 from the Bury Standard 4 Group

The Bury Standard 4 Group has released an update on 46428 as well as a brief update on 80097.

Railway cutting on the Settle to Carlisle line receives £1.2m investment

A railway cutting that was edging towards the Settle - Carlisle railway line has been strengthened thanks to a £1.2m investment from Network Rail.

Whats next for Great Western Railway steam locomotive 2807?

The Cotswold Steam Preservation Ltd has released an update on their GWR 2800 Class No. 2807.

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