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RPL Vacancy: Senior Engineer

Do you want a new challenge and an opportunity to play a role in managing iconic structures? We are looking for a highly ...

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Bennerley Viaduct – Update March 2019

Railway Paths Limited and the Friends of Bennerley Viaduct have made a joint announcement this week bringing cheer to everyone who wants to see ...

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RPL Board: Trustees wanted

We are seeking two new Trustees to join the RPL board. Find out more


Bennerley Viaduct latest update: September 2018

In recent months, Railway Paths Ltd (RPL), in consultation with the Friends of Bennerley Viaduct, have been assessing options to enable Bennerley Viaduct to ...

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Exciting news for the former Levenshulme South Station

Railway Paths Ltd is working with Station South, a community interest company, to create an exciting future for the former Levenshulme South Station building ...

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Latest update: Bennerley Viaduct

  The Friends of Bennerley Viaduct, Railway Paths Limited and Sustrans have recently held a productive meeting to start the process of identifying possible options ...

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Anna Soubry MP in support of restoring the Bennerley Viaduct!

The Rt Hon Anna Soubry MP has come out in support of Sustrans recent application to restore the Bennerley Viaduct in Nottinghamshire. Anna visited the ...

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Loch Earn Railway path phase 3 has been completed.

Phase 3 of the Loch Earn Railway path has now been completed and is open to the public!   The Loch Earn Railway path includes RPL’s ...


Lon Las Ogwyn tunnel opens

    A new traffic free section of Lon Las Ogwyn between Tregarth near Bangor and Bethesda has opened.  The route, part of NCN 82, now ...


December 2016 Work begins on new Laira Rail Bridge to Saltram Meadow route

Work has commenced in Plymouth on the new traffic free walking and cycling route on land supplied by Railway Paths and Sustrans between Laira Rail ...


September 2016 Railway Paths welcomes four new Trustees

Railway Paths welcomes four new Trustees to the Railway Path Board this September.  Xavier Brice Xavier Brice joined us as Sustrans new Chief Executive in June 2016, ...

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August 2016 Larpool Viaduct and The Cinder Track

This month we are highlighting two films that feature Railway Paths' Larpool Viaduct and the Sustrans Scarborough to Whitby route, known as the Cinder Track.  The first ...

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July 2016 Friends of Bennerley Viaduct recognised at the Greenwood Community Awards

The Friends of Bennerley Viaduct have collected the award for Heritage Volunteers Group at the Greenwood Community Awards 2016. Members of the Friends group collected their ...


June 2016 Another Major Boost for Bennerley Viaduct as the Project is awarded £75, 000 by Railway Heritage Trust

Plans to restore and reopen Bennerley Viaduct have received another major boost thanks to a pledge by the Railway Heritage Trust to award £75,000  ...

Bennerley Viaduct : photo © Steve Cole

May 2016 The Iron Giant of the Erewash Valley Exhibition

Railway Paths Ltd and Sustrans, in partnership with the Erewash Museum, have put together a fascinating display showcasing the heritage of Bennerley Viaduct.  Don't ...


Current Land Opportunities

For more information about land for rent or sale, please contact the Estate Office .   * UNDER OFFER* Former Levenshulme South Railway Station 975-977 Stockport ...

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Rediscovering the Iron Giant: Bennerley Viaduct Exhibition Preview Event 19th May at 7pm

  Join Railway Paths Ltd this month for the opening of the Rediscovering Bennerley Viaduct - the Iron Giant of the Erewash Valley Exhibition, with an ...

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April 2016 Torksey Viaduct Official Opening

The newly restored Torksey viaduct was officially opened this April by Sir William McAlpine, Chair of the Railway Heritage Trust. The ceremony marked the opening of ...

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March 2016 Looking Forward to the Torksey Viaduct Official Opening: 22nd April 2016

This month Railway Paths Ltd are anticipating the official opening of the brand new pedestrian route over the historic Torksey Viaduct, with thanks to ...


February 2016 RPL Trustees visit the Lias Line

The Railway Paths Board of Trustees came together in the West Midlands this February for the latest RPL Board meeting. In addition to the ...

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Sustrans wins European award for National Cycle Network biodiversity project

  Sustrans has been awarded second place in the Exemplary Initiative Award by the European Greenway Association, for a project which aims to survey, protect and ...

Union of South Africa locomotive crossing the Newbattle Viaduct on the Borders Railway: photo © Jim Mackie

October 2015 Borders Railway

Railway Paths welcomes the opening of the Borders Railway, which utilises land supplied by RPL. Her Majesty The Queen opened the Borders Railway on the 9th ...


May 2015 – Westburn Viaduct

A disused railway bridge over Glasgow’s River Clyde has become home to a spectacular lighting installation, thanks to a Commonwealth Games Legacy Project Working in ...


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