New bridge in Tottenham marks the beginning of restoring a line lost during the Beeching era
As part of Network Rail’s £170m Lee Valley Rail programme, disused land is being used to reinstate a third track between Stratford and Angel Road stations which was lost during the Beeching cuts of the 1960s. Video footage shows the installation of a new railway bridge in Tottenham which will once again carry a third track over the River Lea Navigation. Due to be complete in 2019, the project will enable two extra trains per hour*, unlocking sites for housing development and economic growth in the boroughs of Enfield, Haringey and Waltham Forrest.
London Overground’s Gospel Oak to Barking line to re-open as electrification of the line nears completion
- Gospel Oak to Barking line to fully re-open on Monday 15 January
- The new electrified line will be fully tested ahead of new state-of -the-art trains being introduced in spring 2018
Great Northern passengers urged to check before they travel
Passengers using Great Northern rail services are urged to check before they travel today (Wednesday 3 January) following damage to the overhead power lines at Meldreth near Cambridge.
Fewer delays to train services between Cambridge and Peterborough following completion of bridge repairs in Manea
A speed restriction has been lifted on the rail line at Manea in Cambridgeshire following completion of a £1.5m package of structural repairs to two bridges during the Christmas period.
Fewer delays for Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex rail passengers following Christmas upgrades
Key rail upgrades for Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex passengers were completed over Christmas and New Year as part of a package of work that will transform journeys into the capital.
Work to improve rail travel for Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex rail passengers heads towards completion
Work ramps up next year on the mainline between Norwich and London as Network Rail engineers carry out a package of work that will transform journeys into the capital.
Vital improvements for Norwich to London rail passengers to take place at Christmas
Important upgrades for the Crossrail programme and work to install new overhead wires on the line between Norwich and London will take place during a ten-day closure at Christmas.
Dangerous driving at level crossings in Suffolk more than halved following installation of safety cameras
The number of people running the risk at two level crossings in Suffolk has more than halved following the installation of safety cameras.
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