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The degraded platform structure at Lichfield Trent Valley station. News Premium

Trent Valley platform partially closed

Part of Platform 3 at Lichfield Trent Valley has been closed due to structural issues.

Colas Rail No 70810 hauls a rake of autoballasters east past the planned site of Okehampton Parkway station on 27 April 2022. News Premium

Dartmoor Line goes hourly

Hourly services start on the Dartmoor Line from Exeter to Okehampton from 15 May.

ORR confirms green light for Elizabeth line opening

Final authorisations have been completed to allow the Elizabeth line to open on 24 May.

NR fined £1.4m after employee suffers life-changing injuries

Network Rail fined after worker suffers 'catastrophic and life-changing' injuries

RAIB probes Lumo overspeed

A Lumo train exceeded the speed limit on points on the approach to Peterborough by 50mph on 17 April.

Four-day closure at Tyseley for Commonwealth Games

Switches and crossings are being upgraded over four days to make access to and from Tyseley TMD more resilient.

EXPO: Innovation creates real opportunities for rail

Pioneering technologies being developed today could have a huge impact on the railway over the coming decades.

A new show for the future of Britain’s railway

Introducing Modern Railways EXPO 2022

Elizabeth line to open on 24 May

Services on the central section of the Elizabeth line are due to start on 24 May.

Moorgate line ETCS upgrade commissioned

ETCS signalling has been commissioned on the Northern City line between Finsbury Park and Moorgate.