Farnworth Tunnel enlargement delayed by poor ground conditions

‘Exceptionally poor’ ground conditions have delayed the project to enlarge  Farnworth Tunnel.

UK: ‘Exceptionally poor’ ground conditions have delayed the project to enlarge Farnworth Tunnel to enable electric trains to run between Bolton and Manchester, Network Rail announced on September 4. As a result the completion date has been put back from October 5, ‘possibly until December’.

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