Trackwatch: August 2020


A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground and Northern Ireland Railways infrastructure during May 2020; compiled by Martyn Brailsford of the Branch Line Society (

May saw some reportable projects move forward, including the improvements to the stabling facilities at Cambridge and Cricklewood, whilst the project to add a new platform at Leeds continues to progress.


Cambridge (2:11C)

Further works have taken place at Cambridge (55M 52ch) with the overhead lines energised at 25kV on No 8 and No 9 Carriage Sidings, with these two lines now open for traffic. A number of sidings have been renamed and also names have been allocated to various parts of the layout that were not previously named (see diagram). It should be noted that two lines in the sidings area are still under construction.


Cricklewood (4:8B)

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