Evidence of investment and the need for it!
15 September 2011
There’s lots of evidence that the overhead electric wires out of Liverpool Street are being slowly replaced and improved – the Achilles Heel of that line for a long time. However, watching freight trains at Ipswich doing elaborate manoeuvres across main lines shows the need to separate them as far as possible from passenger trains. Plans are afoot to do this which would surely help timekeeping on this busy line?