135 jobs have been created as part of the investment project to improve the railway in the Thames Valley.
£33m will be put into the project to create job opportunities and help boost the local economies.
Rail investments have already generated more than £280m of work to businesses in the south west of England over the last year.
More than 17 per cent of the money went to small and medium-sized businesses in these regions.
Patrick Hallgate, Route Managing Director at Network Rail, said: "Network Rail Western will have a pivotal role to play in driving growth as we plan to transform the Great Western main line into the most advanced intercity railway in Britain by the end of the decade.
"By continuing to invest in the industry, we are also investing in the future of Britain."
A careers advice website by young people in Brighton has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
BEACH, the Brighton Employability Advice and Careers Hut, is designed to bring together Brighton and Hove Council, schools and local employers.
The website has been nominated for a Eurocities award in the 'smart jobs' category.
The online page exists within the BrightonandHoveJobs.com Jobs Board page.
Gary Peter, founder of BrightonandHoveJobs.com, said: "We are delighted that this fantastic service has been recognised by people in and outside of the city. We have partnered with experts from within the public and private sector to make this work and the results are outstanding."
The South Thanet MP Laura Sandys has promised that tomorrow's jobs fair in Thanet will have jobs particularly designed for people with disabilities. Laura Sandys was speaking in the House of Commons this afternoon
Easyjet is to employ an extra 200 pilots, the company has just announced.
They will fly from a number of bases including Gatwick and Southend.
Easyjet is now the biggest airline at Gatwick with 100 routes.
The facts and figures behind today's rise in the jobless total have been pulled together into a video by the Office For National Statistics.
Today's figures confirm our fears that economic stagnation has finally caught up with the jobs market.
Young people are bearing the brunt of our jobs crisis, with the number of unemployed youngsters up 48,000 and approaching a million again.
The news for those in work is not much better, with the gap between wages and the rising cost of living getting even wider.
We won't see a proper recovery in the jobs market until we get growth back into the economy. That's why the Chancellor must change course and prioritise jobs, growth and living standards in his Budget today.
Unemployment increased by 7,000 between November and January to 2.52 million. The ONS figures also show the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance last month fell by 1,500 to 1.54 million.
Leaving school or college is a daunting prospect for some students, particularly as youth unemployment is rising. A careers fair was inundated with students wanting to find out about jobs apprenticeships and further education. Tom Savvides reports from Detling, near Maidstone.