Over the Christmas and New Year period we carried out a major programme of work between London Waterloo and Clapham Junction

Track work at London Waterloo
Work taking place over Christmas at London Waterloo

Between Christmas Day 2020 and Monday 4 January 2021, on the line between London Waterloo and Clapham Junction, we carried out track and switches and crossings renewals to provide passengers with more punctual and reliable train journeys to and from London Waterloo, Britain’s busiest railway station.

Engineers worked around the clock for 10 days and:

  • Renewed eight sets of switches and crossings and 179 yards of plain line track at Nine Elms Junction
  • Renewed elements of the signalling between Vauxhall and Queenstown Road stations
  • Completed platform resurfacing, canopy repairs and painting at Vauxhall and Queenstown Road stations
  • Completed switches and crossing renewals at London Waterloo station

On Saturday 20 February and Sunday 21 February, engineers returned to Nine Elms Junction and completed the final set of switches and crossings and track renewals, which were not able to be completed over the Christmas period.

Aerial view of London Waterloo
London Waterloo – Britain's busiest railway station.

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