Settle & Carlisle to reopen in March 2017

TRAINS will be able to traverse

A schematic diagram of how the repair will be carried out.
A schematic diagram of how the repair will be carried out.

the full length of the Settle & Carlisle line from the end of March next year as Network Rail continues to work on stabilising the 500,000-tonne landslip that severed the line at Eden Brows back in February.

The £23million repair project involves the construction of an extensive concrete and steel reinforcing structure beneath the railway, around two miles north of Armathwaite station, and 70m above the River Eden.

Read more in the August issue of The RM

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