THE impressive new £40million train maintenance depot next to Exeter St Davids is now taking shape, although the stated opening date of ‘summer 2019’ looks somewhat ambitious.
The project was announced at the beginning of 2018 and is being built by Hochtief for Network Rail, Great Western Railway and the Department for Transport.
This April 7 view shows the new structure gradually rising on the site of the former fuelling point. JOHN VAUGHAN
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