This figure means that Network Rail is ahead of the UK government target to spend 33 per cent of expenditure with SMEs by 2022.
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With 1,239 trespassing incidents on the UK rail network during September 2020 alone, Network Rail and the BTP have stressed the importance of safety.
By making the live data publicly available, passengers will be able to discover how accessible a station is prior to their journey.
Two new solutions - Automated Intelligent Video Review cameras and plasma technology - have been introduced on the TfW network to combat the challenges of autumn weather in the UK.
The UK government is investing ￡17 million into track and signalling infrastructure to support the lengthening of freight trains at Southampton's docks.
The railway charter will support the UK government's aim to break the cycle of homelessness and ending rough sleeping for good.
By utilising machine learning, Network Rail can increase prediction accuracy, reduce delays, unlock early risk detection and enable significant cost savings.
Network Rail's fleet of autumn RHTT and MPV treatment trains treated 895,217 miles of track in 2019 – the equivalent of travelling to the moon three and a half times.
Stephen Brookes MBE, states how the new ORR protocol will go a long way in assuring disabled people that their needs are being properly understood and delivered.
Network Rail has published its ambitious Environmental Sustainability Strategy which forms a key part of its ambition for Britain's railways to be the cleanest, greenest form of mass transport.
Passengers are being encouraged to ‘Sip, Save and Recycle’ in a bid to make stations greener.
By electrifying the Midlands Main Line, the network will achieve its decarbonisation targets sooner and improve passenger connectivity.
As well as delivering 19 single track kilometres of railway to recreate the link between Leven and the mainline rail network, the project has been tasked with delivering stations at Cameron Bridge and Leven, as well as unlocking the potential for freight traffic in the local area.
As Network Rail’s investment works are completed, the North Wales line will be better protected from the extreme weather and flooding that has plagued it in recent years.
Working to optimise the East Coast Main Line and and reduce inefficiencies, the second phase of the power supply upgrade is set to begin.