Trackwatch - January 2022

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground and Northern Ireland Railways infrastructure during October 2021; compiled by Martyn Brailsford of the Branch Line Society (


Cambridge (2:11C)
Platform 4 at Cambridge has been extended to 260m (284yds) to enable 10-car Greater Anglia Class 720 services to call. Carriage Sidings 16 & 17 have been equipped with overhead line equipment energised at 25kV.


Alsike Road Junction (5:3
The final Crossrail interface with Network Rail infrastructure has now been commissioned at Alsike Road 12M 02ch (25.300km).


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