New Broadway footbridge taking shape at fast pace

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By Ian Crowder

PROGRESS at the award-winning Broadway station has just taken a big leap forward… at least visually.


Platform 2 at the station, which remains out of use to passengers this year, has not only been cleared of the signalling and communications equipment stored on the platform, but the basic structure for the footbridge has been installed.

The new Down platform (platform 1) stringers for the footbridge in place on a very wet January 30. The station canopy will be extended to reach the entrance to the steps, which will enable passengers to cross the line entirely under cover. JO ROESEN

The steelwork for the steps – which, like the station canopy is of authentic all-riveted construction – has been installed following its completion at Toddington. 

Read more in Issue 251 of HR – on sale now!



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Railway Production Editor at Mortons Media Group Ltd.
Nigel Devereux is a Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Journalism. He has worked within the print publishing industry for 37 years. Nigel was editor of his hometown newspaper - The Horncastle News - from 1998-2001. Nigel is currently the senior sub-editor on The Railway Magazine, the UK’s biggest selling magazine for railway enthusiasts. He is also responsible for maintaining and updating several websites across the Mortons portfolio.
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