UK-Werrington tunnel connects with railway network

Inside the concrete structure at Werrington

The 11,000-tonne tunnel in Werrington, north of Peterborough, is about to connect to the central railway system. During the weekend of 17 and 18 July, Network Rail will carry out the essential works that will link the new tracks to the existent Stamford lines. As a result, a part of the line between Peterborough and Stamford will be closed for passenger traffic so that works can conclude safely.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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