Walsall Station – Chase Line – Pre-electrification Work

Over this Easter Bank Holiday, Network Rail (known to many since the Dawlish storms as “The Orange Army” up and down the country will be undertaking a large amount of railway engineering work.

Here near Walsall they are moving one step nearer to the electrification of the Chase Line between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley. Track lowering on Platform one at Walsall plus at Bloxwich Road, Forrest Road and elsewhere to allow enough clearance for when the wires go up.

The Press Release from London Midland who manages this station can be found  by clicking here 

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Those below were taken on the Saturday.

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All the pictures taken over the engineering period have now be posted up to my Flikr pages which can be accessed here

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