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Byfleet area track improvements

Over four consecutive weekends starting Saturday 8 January 2022, we will be completing essential track renewals to improve the railway in the Byfleet area, between Walton-on-Thames and Weybridge.  

Dates for your diary  

  • Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 January 2022 – Byfleet & New Haw station track renewal. 
  • Saturday 15 to Sunday 16 January, Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 January and Saturday 29 to Sunday 30 January 2022 – Walton-on-Thames station track renewal. 
  • Monday 3 January to Friday 25 March 2022 – areas of Walton-on-Thames station car park will be used for storage and access to the track. 

Please check before you travel at National Rail Enquiries.

What the work involves 

Teams will be completing work on: 

  • Rails – the lengths of steel and are welded together. 
  • Sleepers – the wooden or concrete blocks that support the rails. 
  • Ballast – the stones beneath the track that give support. 

Benefits  

Our work will make journeys more reliable and allow trains on this important route into London Waterloo to continue travelling at full line speed.  

Contact us  

For more information or to get in touch with us, please contact us by visiting our contact us page or by calling our 24-hour national helpline on 03457 11 41 41. 

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