The East Coast Digital Programme is one step closer due to recent works to install new equipment and technology between Welwyn Garden City and Hitchin in Hertfordshire.
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As part of the East Coast Digital Programme, GTR’s first Class 387/1 Great Northern Electrostar train has completed static testing of new digital ETCS in-cab signalling equipment.
Further engineering work is taking place in late June to prepare what will become the first part of the East Coast Main Line to operate with digital signalling.
Two new mobile assistance teams have started work in a trial to further support disabled passengers at six small stations in Hertfordshire and north London.
Network Rail have finished upgrades which will give Finsbury Park station completely step-free access.
Network Rail have released new images showing crucial work on the billion-pound East Coast Digital Programme.
Further engineering work is taking place in North London over February to help deliver the East Coast Digital Programme.
With 2022 drawing to a close, the UK Rail Minister has visited Kings Cross to mark a year of delivery for the East Coast Digital Programme.
GTR has sent its first Class 387/1 Great Northern train to be retrofit with ETCS in-cab signalling as part of the East Coast Digital Programme.
Network Rail has released information about its continued work to deliver improvements for the East Coast Main Line and Northern City Line.
The new investment in the East Coast Main Line will result in a more reliable and sustainable rail network.
Additional barcode readers have been installed at ticket gates to help make travel easier and quicker for passengers.
The testing of new digital signalling on the Northern City Line will reduce delays and enable a more reliable service for passengers.
Great Northern have opened a cycle parking hub at Biggleswade station in Bedfordshire to help promote greener travel across the community.
The new signalling system, which replaces outdated components with digital equipment, will offer Great Northern passengers more reliable journeys to the City of London.