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01.08.13

WCML fencing to protect track

Over 100 miles of line side fencing will be installed along the West Coast Main Line to improve security and performance.

Network Rail is installing the fencing between Rugby and London Euston as part of a wider £40m package of improvements.

Dyan Crowther, route managing director for Network Rail said: “We are not satisfied with the current performance of our infrastructure on the southern end of the West Coast main line, and would like to apologise to passengers for the delays this week caused by livestock on the track.

“We are working closely with landowners along rural parts of the line to make sure fencing is secure, including the areas affected this week. This is part of a package worth nearly £40m aimed at improving performance by targeting some of the most common causes of delay.”

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