As part of the Great North Rail Project, we’re extending over 100 platforms at 70 stations in the north of England.
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Delivery of Platform Extensions
What you can expect when we are working in your community
Will there be work overnight?
Yes. We work at times that cause the least disruption to passengers, usually overnight and at weekends.
Is the work likely to be noisy?
Yes. Due to the nature of the work, people near the railway are likely to experience some disruption.
Before any noisy overnight work, we endeavour to write to those neighbours living in close proximity.
How long will the work take?
Depending on the location, work is expected to last between two and five months. As we confirm the programme for each site, we will let passengers and the community know when work will begin, and what activity will be happening in and around the station.
Will there be any impact on passengers?
Wherever possible, we will work at times when trains do not run. However, a limited number of weekend closures may be required. These will be advertised at the station and by the train operators. Please check before you travel.
For any comments or questions regarding the North of England Platform Extension Programme or any associated schemes, please contact our 24-hr Network Rail national helpline on 03457 11 41 41 or visit our contact us page.