Friday 8 May 2015
STATEMENT – Network Rail revoke West Coast Railways suspension notice
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Network Rail is now satisfied that West Coast Railways have addressed all of the actions set out in the suspension notice that took effect on Friday 3 April.
As a result, Network Rail has revoked the suspension as of 12:01am on Friday 8 May.
The letter sent to West Coast Railways informing them of this decision can be read in full (PDF attached, below).
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