Rail News Roundup

This week’s latest news in the Rail Industry:

150-year-old West Midlands tunnel set for revamp

Network Rail has announced it will be completing a £2M repair job on the historic Old Hill tunnel in Rowley Regis, near Birmingham. Read more…

Transport for Wales opens metro infrastructure hub

Transport for Wales has announced the opening of the South Wales Metro Infrastructure Hub. Read more…

Balfour Beatty electrifies rail lines between Bristol and Cardiff

Balfour Beatty has completed the electrification of 77km of the Great Western Railway (GWR) rail lines between Bristol and Cardiff. Read more…

Alstom wins £642 million contract with Avanti for Pendolino refurbishment and maintenance

Alstom has won a seven-year deal with Avanti West Coast worth £642 million for the refurbishment and maintenance of 56 Class 390 Pendolinos. Read more…

£1.7m investment from Network Rail to protect famous viaduct

The viaduct which was been featured in the Harry Potter series is the latest Network Rail project. Work has begun the protect the railway from possible landslips and rock-falls from the hillsides and embankments. Read more…

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