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Southampton rail upgrade complete

Network Rail has completed a £17 million scheme to allow longer trains to operate to and from the port of Southampton. Engineers have finished a series of improvements on the lines used by freight trains between Southampton Central and Redbridge, allowing trains to carry up to 20% more freight. Trains once restricted to 520 metres can now be extended up to 775 metres, or 14 extra containers per train. Network Rail’s ... [+]

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