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New track installed in the Lee Valley will allow two extra trains per hour: Lee.Valley.Rail.Kirow

New track installed in the Lee Valley will allow two extra trains per hour

Wednesday 14 Mar 2018

New video footage shows the installation of the first sections of a new track on the West Anglia main line as part of Network Rail’s £170m Lee Valley Rail programme. The project has reached a key milestone with over 3km of track installed on what will become the third line between Lea Bridge and the new Meridian Water station, allowing two additional trains per hour.

Network Rail completes major rail upgrades for the Elizabeth line: Crossrail milestones completed

Network Rail completes major rail upgrades for the Elizabeth line

Wednesday 7 Mar 2018
  • Network Rail has successfully connected the existing rail network with the Elizabeth line tunnels at Pudding Mill Lane, Plumstead and Westbourne Park
  • Upgrade of Gidea Park sidings completed to accommodate the full length Elizabeth line trains
  • Signalling systems have been updated from Pudding Mill Lane to Shenfield to support Elizabeth line services

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