Passengers advised to plan ahead as £50million upgrade takes place in East Yorkshire: Passengers advised to plan ahead as £50million upgrade begins in East Yorkshire

Tuesday 6 Feb 2018

Passengers advised to plan ahead as £50million upgrade takes place in East Yorkshire

Route:
London North Eastern & East Midlands

Rail travellers are advised to check before they travel as the latest stage of the Great North Rail Project takes place.

A major upgrade to the signalling system on the line between Ferriby, Gilberdyke and Saltmarshe will begin, with signalling technology ‘recontrolled’ from local lineside signal boxes to the state-of-the-art Rail Operating Centre in York.

The project will provide a whole host of benefits for passengers, including a more modern railway with increased reliability which has greater flexibility for any future timetable or line speed changes. The project will also mean safety improvements at level crossings along the route.

To allow the work to be carried out safely, buses will replace trains between Hull, Selby and Goole on Sunday, 18 February, with passengers advised to allow additional time for their journey and plan ahead via National Rail Enquiries or their train operator.

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