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Published on : Thursday, June 29, 2017
Once electrified, London Midland’s passengers will benefit from a cleaner, greener, quieter and more reliable railway between Birmingham and Rugeley with more frequent services.
An increasing number of passengers use the Chase line each year and improvements are needed to accommodate this growth. To deliver the £100m+ upgrade, which forms part of the Railway Upgrade Plan, engineers are working on the line every night and at weekends as well as during a full closure from Sunday 13 August until Monday 28 August 2017.
Sally O’Hare, scheme project manager for Network Rail said: “This work forms part of our Railway Upgrade Plan and will deliver better, greener and more efficient services and frequent services for passengers using the Chase Line.
“I appreciate that the work could be disruptive to local people and will impact on train services. These sessions are an opportunity to find out more and reassure people that we will be taking all possible measures to keep disruption to a minimum and reopen the railway on time.”
Work which will take place includes:
Local residents are invited to speak to Network Rail and London Midland staff who will be on hand to answer questions and provide more detail. The three drop in events will take place at:
Source:- Network Rail
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