Tuesday 21 March 2017

United Kingdom: Long Eaton footbridge to close for vital upgrades

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Network Rail will begin work to renovate Station Street footbridge in Long Eaton as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan.

The project of improvements will see the footbridge temporarily removed so that it can be cleaned, strengthened and painted.

The work will take place between Friday, 21 April and Thursday, 29 June. During this period, pedestrians will have to cross via the level crossing or take an alternative route.
Network Rail is reminding anyone who uses the level crossing to do so safely by following and adhering to the instructions at the crossing. Pedestrians are also advised to allow extra time for their journey.

There will also be several road closures whilst the work takes place to allow the bridge to be removed and then reinstated.

  • 22:00 on Saturday, 29 April until 06:00 on Sunday, 30 April
  • 22:00 on Wednesday, 21 June until 06:00 on Thursday, 22 June

Network Rail is inviting residents to attend a public information event on Tuesday, 14 March at Long Easton Baptist Church to find out more about the work which is taking place. Network Rail representatives will be at the event between 15:00 and 19:00 to answer any questions which residents may have.
To find out how to stay safe when using level crossings, visit www.networkrail.co.uk/level-crossings

(Source: Network Rail)

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