Railway re-opens after 16-day overhaul of key junction on West Coast main line

Workers on site during the Acton Grange uprgrade
Passengers are benefiting from a more reliable railway today (August 5) with the West Coast main line fully reopen after the major renewal of Acton Grange junction near Warrington. The £27m overhaul, as part of the Great North Rail Project, saw upgrades to track, cabling, overhead lines and signalling. The vital 16-day upgrade has brought outdated track and equipment up to modern standards and further improved the reliability of the economically-important West Coast main line. While the work took place many trains were re-ro... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...