Great North Rail Project Week 9
Better rail journeys arriving in 2018 – The Great North Rail Project between Preston & Blackpool.
Nine weeks into Network Rail’s transformation – as they approach the halfway point of the extended closure between Preston & Blackpool, they bring you some of the key figures.
To date Network Rail have delivered:
+ 11,530 metres of track
+ 7,628 metres of drainage installed
+ 11,400 metres of new trough routes
+ 821 foundations installed route-wide
+ 790 steel structures installed
Work to build a bigger and better station at Kirkham & Wesham is progressing well, with platforms taking shape and foundations in place for the new footbridge and lift shaft.
To see the full GNRP Week 9 update click the link here Preston to Blackpool GNRP 12 January 2018