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  • Anglia Level Crossing Proposals Phase 2

    Over the past few years Network Rail has been working hard to better manage its level crossings and the risks they pose. We have developed proposals to manage the possible closure and changes to public rights of way at around 130 of its level crossings in Anglia. More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Werrington Grade Separation

    NOTE: This consultation is now closed and only for information purposes. Improving rail travel on the East Coast Main Line The Secretary of State for Transport has recognised the importance of improving capacity and reducing journey times on the East Coast Main Line (ECML). As part of... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Abbots Ripton level crossing closure and diversion

    Huntingdon to Woodwalton Four Tracking rail improvement scheme Improving rail travel on the East Coast Main Line We're investing in the East Coast Main Line (ECML) to allow more and faster services to run. We are reinstating track between Woodwalton and Huntingdon Station to remove a... More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Anglia Level Crossing Proposals Phase 1 [CLOSED]

    Over the past few years Network Rail has been working hard to better manage its level crossings and the risks they pose. Network Rail has developed proposals to manage the possible closure or change of use of around 130 of its level crossings in Anglia. More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Huntingdon to Woodwalton Four Tracking rail improvement scheme

    Improving rail travel on the East Coast Main Line As part of our Railway Upgrade Plan we are investing in the East Coast Main Line (ECML) to allow more and faster services to run. Spanning 12 counties, the iconic 393 mile long ECML will soon be home to the new InterCity Express Programme... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Lidlington crossings

    As part of Network Rail’s plan to build a bigger, better, more reliable railway for Britain, we are developing plans to upgrade and reconstruct existing, and mothballed (no longer used) sections of track linking Bedford-Bicester and Milton Keynes-Aylesbury. The proposals involve alterations... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Improving rail links to Heathrow airport

    What are we doing? As part of our Railway Upgrade Plan, we are drawing up proposals for a new rail tunnel that will connect the Great Western Main Line with Heathrow Airport. The new rail link will allow passengers throughout the West, and beyond, to travel directly to Heathrow Airport... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Buxton sidings freight improvement scheme

    As part of our Railway Upgrade Plan, we are investing to develop the UK’s freight network. Improvements have been made at Chinley, Manton, (in Leicestershire) and Sundon (between Bedford and Luton) to cater for longer and heavier freight trains from the quarries in Derbyshire and... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Gipsy Lane level crossing - feasibility study

    The Gipsy Lane Level crossing is on the Liverpool Street to Norwich line. This section of the line is heavily trafficked by services to Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and Norwich, together with freight services to Felixstowe. The line is extremely busy with approximately 8 trains per... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • East West Rail Western Section Phase 2

    As part of Network Rail's railway upgrade plan, we are developing plans to upgrade and reconstruct existing, and mothballed (no longer in use) sections of track linking Bedford-Bicester and Milton Keynes-Princes Risborough. What will the scheme deliver? New... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Slipe Lane level crossing, Wormley - feasibility study

    We are carrying out a feasibility study to explore potential options to enable closure of Slipe Lane Public Footpath level crossing in Wormley, Hertfordshire on the Bethnal Green to Kings Lynn line. This is part of our ongoing commitment to deliver a safer, more efficient and reliable... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Ordsall Chord

    As part of our plan to improve rail travel in the North, Northern Hub, we need to build a new viaduct to connect Manchester’s Victoria, Oxford Road and Piccadilly stations. This investment will help ease a rail bottleneck to the south of Piccadilly station and enable faster, more... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Hope Valley Capacity Scheme - June 2015

    Network Rail is improving the Hope Valley’s railway as part of over £1 billion of investment to deliver faster, more frequent services across the north of England. The plans Demand for rail travel between Manchester and Sheffield is increasing, with forecasts showing potential... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road rail improvement scheme

    We’re investing over £1bn to deliver faster, more frequent services across the north. The Northern Hub is part of this programme and has several key packages of work, two of which include: ... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Ely to Soham rail improvements

    Since April this year, we have been investigating the feasibility of a scheme to double a section of track between Ely and Soham as part of the Felixstowe to Nuneaton freight capacity enhancements that has already seen us carry out significant works around the Ipswich Chord, as... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Improving rail links to Heathrow

    A new direct rail link connecting the west to Heathrow will improve passenger journeys to the UK’s busiest airport and help to increase economic productivity across the Thames Valley. We are developing plans for a new rail tunnel leaving the Great Western main line between Langley and... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Hope Valley Capacity Improvement Scheme - January 2015

    Better journeys We're planning to improve sections of railway in the Hope Valley, close to Dore & Totley station, Bamford and Hathersage. Our plans will allow passenger services to overtake slower moving freight and stopping passenger trains. This will deliver better journeys on the... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Tinsley Chord

    Plans to connect Sheffield and Rotherham We’re planning to improve connections between Sheffield and Rotherham by linking the railway and the Supertram networks at Tinsley, so that Tram Trains can run between Sheffield Cathedral Tramstop and a new station at Parkgate Shopping Centre,... More
    Closed 2 years ago
  • Werrington Junction Rail Improvement Scheme

    Plans to provide more passenger services on the East Coast Main Line We are developing plans to improve the East Coast Main line (ECML) by building a new structure to separate slow moving freight trains from faster, long distance passenger services at Werrington Junction, just north of... More
    Closed 3 years ago
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