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Ludgershall Branch

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Old 3rd October 2018, 17:43
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Ludgershall Branch

I live close to the Ludgershall-Andover branch line.

At about 1pm, a yellow test train, topped and tailed by Class 73s, passed along the line and returned approximately 30 minutes later

Anybody aware of any plans to reactivate the line?

I would be very happy if they did.


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Old 4th October 2018, 18:12
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A quick online search (I don't use G$$gle) reveals that there are indeed proposals to reopen the branch. There are numerous references to this; the most recent I could find (Nov 2017) was on Wiltshire local radio station SpireFM's website:
I shall try to find something more recent, and more definite.
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