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New Footbridge for Westgate Train Station

By Gill Gray Westgate-on-Sea Town Council

Tuesday, 14 January 2020


Westgate-on-Sea Town Council Contributor


Network Rail have commenced the improvement works for the replacement of a footbridge at Westgate on Sea train station. The works are due to be completed by the end of May 2020. The major works will be undertaken during night time hours from approximately 2200 hours until 0700 hours and during the day from approximately 0700 hours until 1600 hours. However, you may see staff on site 24 hours carrying out any types of work that can be done while the station is open. They will also be working during line closures at weekends.

The schedule for the main works to the footbridge are:-

11-12 January 202 - Installing sheet piles

8-9 February 2020 - Building the foundations for the footbridge

22-23 February 2020 - Installing the new footbridge

24 February - 13 March 2020 - General finishing works

23-24 May 2020 - Removal of old footbridge

30 may - 7 June 2020 - Completion works and de-mobilising

There will be a road closure on Westbury Road on 11 January 2020 and a road closure on Station Road on 22 and 23 Feburary, also 16 and 17 May 2020.

If you have any questions or concerns please visit www.networkrail.co.uk or telephone 24-hour National Helpline on 03457 114141.

Contact Information

Gill Gray

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