Signalling:Newton Capacity Enhancements 2013

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Newton Capacity Enhancements, Dec 2013 » Track and Signalling Diagram: Provision of Down North Connecting Line between Kirkhill Junction and Newton West Junction. Commissioned on 1st December 2013

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The Newton SSI Area Capacity Enhancements Project

The work associated with this scheme will comprise:-
• Introduction of new 'Down North Connecting Line', alongside the existing 'North Connecting Line'. Existing 'North Connecting Line' will become uni-directional and will be re-named the 'Up North Connecting Line'.
• Provision of new facing crossover (22a/b) between Up and Down Kirkhill lines at approx. 96MP to facilitate parallel moves between WCML and Kirkhill lines.
• Linespeed of Up North Connecting Line is 70mph, reducing to 50mph at 96M10ch
• Linespeed of Down Connecting Line is 50mph for passenger traffic with a speed of 25mph for freight.
• New Down Connecting Line electrified with 25kV OLE
• New 4-aspect Signal M131 on Down North connecting Line

Position of New points:

18 (96m 41ch)'Down Main'
21 (96m 06ch) 'Up Kirkhill'
22a (96m 0ch) 'Down Kirkhill'
22b (96m 05ch) 'Up Kirkhill'