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£14 Million investment plans for Selby Swing Bridge on show next week

Above - Shows a graphic of the current state of the bridge before the development   The drawings and plans for the major refurbishment to the Selby swing bridge will be on display in the town next month.  The £14 million investment is the largest investment in the bridge since it was built in 1889. Pre work has started on the bridge but the main overhaul will start on Friday, July 26, running until September.  The bridge will have steelwork repaired, sections of the bridge replaced and strengthened, a new coat of paint, repairs to the hydraulic system and track, and new walkways and steps for bridge operators.  Trains will be affected from many destinations, updates on rail service changes are to follow shortly. Replacement bus services will be put on throughout the repairs.  To attend the drop-in event go to the ground floor of the site offices on Ousegate, Selby, from 10am to 7pm on Thursday, July 3rd. Members of the Network Rail team and staff from train operating companies will be on-hand to answer your queries and discuss the road closures and changes to train services needed to complete the work.  If you would like more information on the development please visit  nationalrail.co.uk  or phone 08457 484950.

Above - Shows a graphic of the current state of the bridge before the development 

The drawings and plans for the major refurbishment to the Selby swing bridge will be on display in the town next month.

The £14 million investment is the largest investment in the bridge since it was built in 1889. Pre work has started on the bridge but the main overhaul will start on Friday, July 26, running until September.

The bridge will have steelwork repaired, sections of the bridge replaced and strengthened, a new coat of paint, repairs to the hydraulic system and track, and new walkways and steps for bridge operators.

Trains will be affected from many destinations, updates on rail service changes are to follow shortly. Replacement bus services will be put on throughout the repairs.

To attend the drop-in event go to the ground floor of the site offices on Ousegate, Selby, from 10am to 7pm on Thursday, July 3rd. Members of the Network Rail team and staff from train operating companies will be on-hand to answer your queries and discuss the road closures and changes to train services needed to complete the work.

If you would like more information on the development please visit nationalrail.co.uk or phone 08457 484950.

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