Hounslow Council is going to be taking the lead on a proposal to connect Hounslow to the new station at Old Oak Common that will serve HS2 and Crossrail.
A drop-in consultation event is to be held on February 25th to explore the options for opening a railway station at Saltford.
BRUCE Roberts, president of Swansea Bay Business Club, has appealed for those behind the stadium expansion to consider the former Landore railway station
The plans for a railway station to be located at Pye Corner is recommended for approval when Newport Council meets on 5th February.
A ticket barrier has risen to fame after becoming the very unlikely star of a Youtube video.
A new station on a new site is likely to be the method used to get Wellington back on to the rail network. A business case has almost been completed for a station serving the expanding town.
Over fifty people listened to guest speakers discuss the possibilities for the return of rail to Radstock.
The reopening could potentially be under threat after the local council approved plans to redevelop former railway land.
Devon County Council has submitted plans for a new railway station at Marsh Barton. The station plans had had to be withdrawn previously because of issues getting access to the station across land owned by a nearby Waste to Energy plant.
BLAENAU Gwent AM Alun Davies has advised that the rail link to Abertillery cannot come before upgrades to the Ebbw Vale line.
The first phase of major refurbishment works to Bowshank Tunnel is now complete.
The works, which started in October 2013, saw the Borders Railway construction team carry out masonry and concrete spraying. Only around one tenth of the old brickwork needed to be removed or replaced.
The second phase of work, which is due to start soon, will see the construction team lower the floor of the tunnel by 400mm. This work will be done ahead of the track slab being laid later in the project.
The 200m Bowshank Tunnel structure will play a vital role in connecting the new railway, and joins the 62m Torwoodlee Tunnel in being one of two historic tunnel structures being refurbished to help bring the structures up to modern standards
Hugh Wark, project director, Network Rail, said:
“Much of the work we are doing at the Bowshank and Torwoodlee tunnels involves strengthening what is already there, with only a small proportion of the brick work actually needing replaced; it really goes to show how well built the historic structures along the line are!”
“The next phases of work will ensure that the tunnels help serve the railway for many years to come.”
The Llangollen Railway is on target to open its extension towards Corwen this year.
MEP candidate Richard Cottrell has apologised for identifying the wrong village for where he believed a Park and Ride station should be installed. Instead of Bawdrip, he meant the village of Dunball.
A meeting has been held tonight to debate the possibilities of returning trains back to Radstock.
Cambridge County Council is to undertake a study that looks into the wider economic benefits of reopening the line to Wisbech.
The rail demands of a new town proposed south of London cannot be met by the existing infrastructure in place.