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The Big Bang North West 2016: Network Rail – Earthworks, Marbles, Safety Gear & Beer Goggles!
“Visit the Network Rail stand at The Big Bang North West! We will have a Marble Run game, Earthworks activity and fun safety demonstrations including beer goggles! There will also be a quiz and the chance to try on some of our personal protective equipment.”
You can find out what it takes to ensure over 4.5 million people get to their destination safely every day!
The purpose of Network Rail is to own, operate, and maintain the UK’s rail infrastructure – managing the tracks, land, property, bridges, tunnels, signals, stations and communications.
Did you know?
- Network Rail have replaced over 13.5 million tonnes of ballast – the equivalent weight of almost 200 QE2s.
- You can fit four railway lines into one three-lane motorway, with one freight train taking the equivalent of 50 lorries off our roads.
- Network Rail renew an average of one-and-a-half miles of track every day – replacing enough in 4 years to take you from London to Egypt’s Great Pyramids!