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Powers sought to improve degree crossings in Cambridge

Community Rail has stated it has submitted a Delivery and Works Act Order (TWAO) software to the Division for Delivery to hunt powers to improve seven degree crossings.

The paintings shall be performed as a part of the £194 million Cambridge re-signalling programme.  

Seven degree crossings (six in Cambridgeshire and one in Norfolk) are set to be upgraded as a part of the broader re-signalling programme. The TWAO software seeks the permission to buy further land required at each and every degree crossing web site. The extra land will permit the set up of latest degree crossing apparatus and improve the crossing to complete barrier with both impediment detection or CCTV generation.

The seven degree crossings set to be upgraded are:

  • Dimmocks Cote
  • Waterbeach
  • Milton Fen
  • Meldreth Highway
  • Six Mile Backside
  • Dullingham and;
  • Croxton (Norfolk)

Community Rail’s main re-signalling programme for the broader Cambridge house will ship important advantages for all rail customers by means of upgrading indicators, energy and communications programs which might be coming to their finish in their operational lifestyles. Over 700 property are set to get replaced with cutting-edge signalling generation delivered by means of Alstom.

A replica of the TWAO software, all plans and different paperwork submitted with it, is also inspected for free on the following instances and places till 23 September 2022:

  • between the hours of 09.30 and 18.00 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 09.30 and 19.00 on Wednesday; 10.00 and 18.00 on Saturday and 12.00 and 16.00 on Sunday at Cambridge Central Library, 7 Lion Backyard, Cambridge CB2 3QD; and
  • between the hours of 10.00 and 19.00 on Monday to Friday and 10.00 and 16.00 on Saturday and Sunday at Thetford Library, Raymond Side road, Thetford, IP24 2EA
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The TWAO software paperwork, together with knowledge on methods to make illustration to the Division for Delivery is to be had to view by means of visiting Community Rail’s Cambridge Re-signalling challenge webpage, or by means of visiting at the Governments web page Gov.united kingdom

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