Trackwatch - March 2022 issue

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

Platform progress: a Brighton-bound service stands at platform 7 at Gatwick Airport station on 10 December 2021; at right work is in progress to widen platform 6.
James Abbott


Between Norwich and Cromer (2:8)

The platform numbers at Salthouse have altered with platform 1 now on the Up Cromer Branch (to Norwich) and platform 2 now on the Down Cromer Branch.

Between Ely and Bury St Edmunds (2:12C)

Soham station has opened for business at 7M 64ch. This consists of a single 99m (108 yards) platform station located to the north of the line.

Between East Suffolk Junction and Oulton Broad North (2:8 & 9A/B)

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