Engineering trains continued to deliver track and lay ballast on the revitalised Bicester - Bletchley line of East West Rail during October and November 2023. On Wednesday 29 November, GBRf Class 66 No. 66716 prepares to leave the loops at Steeple Claydon. At Bletchley the train formed service 6G61 to Crewe Basford Hall. Beyond the first bridge, the line has been re-engineered to climb over the alignment of HS2 and there will be a maintenance depot for HS2 track machines beyond the loops. Gary S. Smith
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