Trackwatch - October 2021 issue

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

ANGLIA

Ripple Lane (2:4A) The repositioned facing points in the Down Tilbury at 8M 45ch that give access to Ripple Lane West Yard via the Up Riverside have been commissioned.

EAST MIDLANDS

Coalville Line (4:14C) The connections into the private sites at Hicks Lodge (119m 40ch) and Lounge (116m 60ch) have both been removed.

LONDON NORTH EASTERN

Werrington Junction diveunder works (2:16A) At 78M 63ch (Marholm Junction) facing points have been installed in the Down Stamford giving access to the new dive-under line (Down Werrington) which feeds into the Down Spalding lines via Glinton Junction. Drax Power Station branch (2:40B) Claypit Lane Overlay Miniature Stop Light Crossing at 2M 16ch has been downgraded to a User Worked Crossing with Telephone (UWCT) at 2M 16ch. Telephones contact to Ferrybridge signal box.

Between York and Scarborough (2:19)

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