NetworkRail have been preparing to relay the down line in Highertown Tunnel preparation work started on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th of May, long welded rail was delivered on Thursday 13th of May, the track is due to be relayed over this weekend 16th & 17th of May, Tamping is planned for Friday 29th & Saturday 30th of May, Sunday the 31st of May follow up work will be done and finally on Friday 10th & Saturday 11th of July follow up Tamping will take place. By Mick House
Plant In Truro yard By Mick House
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Keith, Newcourt is now nearing completion. I have read on one website it could possibly open on 19th May 2015. We shall see. Dave Many thanks for your report David