Work south of Corby is proceeding apace, writes PHILIP SHERRATT

Consents achieved: EMR Meridians pass at Kettering on 9 September 2019; at left is No 222018 with the 11.41 Corby to St Pancras, and on the right is No 222021 with the 10.47 St Pancras to Corby. Note the overhead mast just behind the Meridian on the left.
Philip Sherratt

Towards the southern end of the Midland main line, change is afoot. Overhead wires are being erected, new track laid, platforms extended and bridges rebuilt. The work is part of Network Rail’s £1.5 billion Midland main line upgrade programme.

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