Bi-modes come into their own: Azumas diverted via Lincoln due to the August bank holiday work at Newark crossing pass at Langford, near Collingham on 26 August 2019.
Jamie Squibbs

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground and Northern Ireland Railways infrastructure during July 2019; compiled by Martyn Brailsford of the Branch Line Society (

July was a yet another quiet month.


Westerfield and the Felixstowe branch (2:9A)

Following on from the ‘Trackwatch’ report covering May and as part of the Felixstowe branch capacity improvement scheme, it can be confirmed that Levington level crossing at 80M 00ch has now been upgraded to a Manually Controlled Barrier crossing with Obstacle Detection (MCB-OD). At Westerfield, the station level crossing at 72M 16ch has also been upgraded to a Manually Controlled Barrier crossing with Closed Circuit Television (MCB-CCTV).

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