NR com­pletes York­shire sig­nalling up­grades

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Net­work Rail com­pleted an up­grade to the sig­nalling sys­tem in West York­shire on Oc­to­ber 23.

Dur­ing the three-day block­ade, con­trol of the sig­nalling sys­tem be­tween Pud­sey, Bradford, Hal­i­fax, Heb­den Bridge, Hud­der­s­field and She­p­ley moved from lo­cal boxes to the con­trol cen­tre in York.

Rob McIn­tosh, Lon­don North Eastern and East Mid­lands Route Manag­ing Di­rec­tor for Net­work Rail, said: “Pas­sen­gers across the North will ben­e­fit from a more mod­ern and re­li­able rail­way which will im­prove jour­neys.

“This project will en­sure we can con­tinue to meet the needs of the com­mu­ni­ties and economies which our rail­way serves.”

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