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Services back to normal by March
Railtrack says it is delivering a further five miles of track to lay between Alexandra Palace and Potters Bar.
This could lead to some disruption in services but the company says the line renewals should be completed by Christmas and the speed restrictions lifted.
Railtrack say that any points showing signs of wear or minor defects will be replaced at the same time but this work is likely to take longer because it takes longer for the parts to be delivered (up to six weeks).
Latest estimations is that the service will be back to normal by March.
A spokeman for Railtrack said he recognised that this is bad news for commuters but said the company has improved the standard of the rail network way beyond that of the old British Rail system.
According to Railtrack the slow lines need far less attention than the fast lines so WAGN will recover quicker than GNER.
Questions, raised in the 'Have Your Say' section of this site are being forwarded from this site to WAGN and Railtrack. They include ...
Why are the relief bus services inadequate?
Why are there still premier parking places at Potters Bar when many commuters have no choice but to drive there?
Why is the main exit at Potters Bar Station closed before all regular commuters get home?
Is there a plan to eventually close Watton station?
When will the compensation be paid and how much will it be?
The answers to the questions raised on this page will be published on the site when they are received.
If you are still not satisfied you can e-mail both companies directly.
Phil Heath from Railtrack and Susanne Page from WAGN have allowed an e-mail redirect to be set up from this site direct to their offices.
November 23, 2000
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