Digital signalling, four-tracking a section of the West Anglia Main Line, and upgrading junctions are among essential rail infrastructure upgrades called for by the Anglian franchise holder on February 8.
Greater Anglia Managing Director Jamie Burles has written to stakeholders across the region, seeking their support in making the case to Government, ministers and other key decision-makers regarding investment.
Ten schemes have been identified as being vital for the next decade. GA believes these will help realise the full benefits of the introduction of 1,043 vehicles by 2021 and a new timetable from 2019.
- To read more about this, including what the schemes are, read RAIL 820, published on February 15.
- To read an EXCLUSIVE interview with Network Rail Anglia Route Managing Director Richard Schofield, read RAIL 821.