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British railway track

design, construction and maintenance

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        StatementPermanent Way Institution
        PublishersPermanent Way Institution
        LC Classifications1979
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 53 p. :
        Number of Pages74
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100903489015

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Nationalisation [ ] Main British railway track From the start of 1948, the "big four" were to form British Railways latterly under the control of the. — From 1995 until 2009, 27 new lines totalling 199 track miles and 68 stations were opened, with 65 further new station sites identified by or government for possible construction.

Intrack gauge or track gage is the spacing of the rails on a and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails. The structure gauge specifies the outline into which new or altered structures bridges, lineside equipment etc.

The national network might have looked like this by the 1980s if the lines not proposed for development in Beeching II had closed. However, the network has again been growing since the 1980s. At Culver Junction it joined the 1858 part of British railway track is now restored as the nearby Heritagethereby gaining access to Lewes.

The section from East Grinstead to Culver Junction was closed in 1958, and the Lewes to Uckfield line in 1969 by British Rail.