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Major rail upgrade work on the West Coast Main Line will take place over the Early May Bank Holiday this weekend.
Engineers will carry out the vital maintenance work to railway equipment in Lancashire, Wolverhampton, Daventry and Bletchley.
All of this work is part of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
The work taking place includes:
Work will take place on:
Tim Shoveller, managing director for Network Rail’s North West & Central region, said “The schemes we are carrying out over the weekends in May are all must-do work. We have planned it so as to minimise disruption to freight and those who do need to travel. It will help to ensure the railway is at its best when Britain emerges from this coronavirus pandemic. Our mission-critical frontline colleagues, including railway upgrade engineers, signallers, maintenance, control room and operations staff, are Britain’s hidden heroes, helping to keep Britain connected in this time of need. And I’m proud of them.”
This article first appeared on www.railadvent.co.uk
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