Four weeks until major changes at London Bridge

Four weeks until major changes at London Bridge

With only four weeks to go until a 16-day part-closure of London Bridge station and the start of long-term service changes, we’re encouraging you to plan your alternative route. Simon Blanchflower, Thameslink programme director, said: “In the long run our…

500th graduate from London Bridge skills academy

500th graduate from London Bridge skills academy

A previously unemployed man from Southwark has become the 500th graduate of the London Bridge Skills Academy. The project-based centre of learning is helping engineers deliver the massive £6.5bn Thameslink rail improvement programme – including the complete redevelopment of London…

Brighton to St Pancras in 4 minutes

Brighton to St Pancras in 4 minutes

Aerial footage showing the huge amount of work taking place to improve journeys on one of Europe’s busiest rail routes has been captured by helicopter. Network Rail is completely rebuilding London Bridge as part of the £6.5bn government-sponsored Thameslink Programme…

School playground makeover is on track

School playground makeover is on track

Manor Green College in Crawley has undergone a DIY S.O.S-style transformation thanks to three companies working on the Thameslink rail improvement programme. Students and staff returning to school after the October half-term break were surprised to find their playground had…

The night the clocks went back…

The night the clocks went back…

Vast new gantry in the shadow of the Shard will improve reliability on one of Europe’s busiest routes As the clocks went back last weekend, over a hundred Network Rail engineers took advantage of the extra hour to install a huge…

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