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The Felixstowe Branch Line and Ipswich Yard Improvement Order 2008

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Article 5

SCHEDULE 1SCHEDULED WORKS

County of Suffolk

  • Borough of Ipswich

    • Work No. 1 The construction of a railway comprising a new marshalling yard (830 metres in length) by the reconfiguration of the existing railway, commencing at a realigned junction 50 metres east of London Road Bridge, continuing in a generally south easterly direction and terminating at a new junction at a point 200 metres west of the passenger railway platforms at Ipswich Station, the improvement of sidings and other railway infrastructure, the closure of the railway to Ipswich Lower Yard, and the relocation of railway plant and equipment.

  • Suffolk Coastal District, Parishes of Nacton, Levington and Stratton Hall, Trimley St Martin and Trimley St Mary

    • Work No. 2 A railway (7150 metres in length) being a second railway line on a parallel alignment with the existing Felixstowe Branch Line railway commencing at a new junction with the Felixstowe Branch Line railway 140 metres west of mile post 78.5, continuing on the southern side of the existing railway and terminating 120 metres west of Trimley Level Crossing, including the replacement of the existing junction near Trimley Station with two crossovers.

    • Work No. 3 The realignment of the existing automatic half barrier level crossing at Levington (Strattonhall Drift) to accommodate a second railway line by extending the existing level crossing by 4.5 metres southwards, and the re-surfacing of the approaching roads on either side of the level crossing.

    • Work No. 4 The realignment of the existing automatic half barrier level crossing at Morston Hall (Morston Hall Road) to accommodate a second railway line by extending the existing level crossing by 4.5 metres southwards, and the re-surfacing of the approaching roads on either side of the level crossing.

    • Work No. 5 A road to be adopted by Suffolk County Council as a highway being a realignment of Grimston Lane commencing at a point 15 metres south of the existing junction of Thorpe Lane and Grimston Lane and continuing in an easterly direction towards a point on the existing alignment of Grimston Lane 60 metres east of the existing junction of Thorpe Lane and Grimston Lane including the resurfacing of Grimston Lane, to a point 180 metres from the existing junction.

    • Work No. 6 The realignment of the existing automatic half barrier level crossing at Thorpe Lane (adopted highway U3112) to accommodate a second railway line by extending the existing level crossing 4.5 metres southwards, and the re-surfacing of the approaching roads on either side of the level crossing.

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