EUR 345 million for Southern and Thameslink rail improvement works

thameslinkUK Department of Transport confirmed £300 million (EUR 345 million) funding for infrastructure improvement works on the Southern and Thameslink railway networks.
The project will improve reliability for passengers along the Brighton Main Line and associated routes, funding the replacement of old tracks, points and signalling and dealing with structural repairs in tunnels.
“Passengers know only too well the challenges faced in running one of the busiest and most congested railway networks in the country. Working together with Govia Thameslink Railway, this much-needed funding will allow us to carry out essential upgrades to improve the reliability of journeys for passengers over the next few years,” John Halsall, route managing director for the South East route said.

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