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Alan Reekie, Vincent T., Richard Maund, Garth Ponsonby and many more...

2011-01-01
Updates:
Ireland:
Line Claremorris - Athenry projected for reopening (Squares B-8/9).
Line Ennis - Athenry reopened to passenger traffic (B9).
Line Waterford - Rosslare - Rosslare Harbour closed to passenger traffic (D10).
Scotland:
Line Drumgelloch - Bathgate - (Edinburgh) reopened as double track electrified (G5).
Section Kilmarnoch - mauchline single tracked (F5).
Branch line Dumfries - Maxwelltown lifted, removed from the map (G6).
Wales :
Welsh Highland Railway Narrow gauge line Rhyd-Ddu - Porthmadog opened (F9).
Town Pont Goch added (F11).
Narrow gauge Teifi heritage railway extended to Pont Goch (F11).
Town Cynwyl Elfed added (F11).
Gwili heritage railway extended to Cwynyl Elfed (F11).
England:
Towns Appleby and Warcop added (H7).
Eden heritage railway Appleby (East) - Warcop added (H7).
Line (Newcastle) - (Tursdale Junction) - Stockton closed to passenger traffic (H7).
Wensleydale heritage railway extended to Redmire and close to Northallerton (H/I-7).
Branch line to Raisby Hill lifted, removed from the map (I7).
Line Poulton le Fylde - Burn Naze closed, removed from the map (G8).
Line (Manchester) - Shaw - Rochdale closed for conversion to Metrolink tramway, removed from the map (H8).
Town Duffield added (I9).
Ecclesbourne Valley heritage railway extended to Duffield (I9).
Town Tuxford added (I9).
Network rail test track limited to Tuxford, section Tuxford - High marnham removed from the map (I9).
Line March - Wisbech lifted, removed from the map (J10).
Town Evesham added (H11).
Section Moreton in Marsh - Evesham double-tracked (H/I-11).
Town Eridge added (J12).
Spa Valley heritage railway extended to Eridge (J12).
Some minor corrections added.

2009-09-13
Corrections:
All updates from 2009-08-21 removed except Crossrail in London (projects were uncertains and without fundings).
Thanks to Chris Packham.

2009-08-21
Updates
Town Washington added South-East of Newcastle (square I6).
Double track line Newcastle - Washington projected (I6).
Town Skelmersdale added north-East of Liverpool (H8).
Line Ormskirk - Skelmersdale projected (H8).
Line (Birmingham) - Walsall - Brownhills projected (H10).
Line Bletchley - Bicester projected (I11).
Town Ringwood added (H12).
Line Brockenhurst - Ringwood projected (H/I12).
Town Bordon added (I12).
Line (Farnham) - Bentley - Bordon projected (I12).
Town Cranleigh added (J12).
Line Guildford - Cranleigh projected (J12).
Projected lines in London area (see London area enlargement for details).
Projected line from Dublin Heuston toward the DART system (E9).
Thanks to Si Hollett
Correction
Heritage railway Rawtenstall - Bury extended to the East (H8).

2009-02-17
Cambridge - St Ives line lifted and removed from the map (square J10)
Thanks to Tony Kirby.

2009-01-24
Updates:
Line Manton - Corby - Kettering reopened to passenger traffic (square I10).
Thanks to Joseph Redford.

2008-12-21
Update:
England:
Line Ispwich - Felixstowe planned for partial doubling (square K11).
Thanks to David Jennings.

2008-12-07
Updates:
Ireland:
Reopening of Athenry - Tuam - Claremorris projected (squares B8 - B9).
Towns Clonsilla and Pace added (D9).
Line Clonsilla - Pace under construction.
Line Pace - Navan projected (D8).
Scotland:
Town Grantown on Spey added (G3).
Heritage railway Aviemore - Broomhill under extension to Grantown on Spey.
Wales:
Town Corwen added (G9).
Extension to Corwen planned on heritage railway Llangollen - Carrog.
England:
Town Eastgate added (H7).
Heritage railway Bishop Auckland - Eastgate under construction.
Town County School added (K9/10).
Heritage railway Wymondham - Dereham under extension to County School.
Town Broadway added (H11).
Heritage railway Gretton Meadow - Toddington extended from gretton Meadow to Chaltenham Racecourse, under extension between Toddington and Broadway.
Heritage railway Sheffield Park - Kingscote under extension to East Grinstead (J12).
Thanks to Alexander Kirfel.
Letters/Numbers grid added on the side of the map.

2008-11-22
Corrections:
Ireland:
Athenry - Claremorris closed (removed from the map).
Antrim - Lisburn drawn back (used for occasional diversions).
Ennis - Athenry under reconstruction.
Town navan added (West of Drogheda).
Line Drogheda - Kingscourt shortened to Navan.
Line Waterford - New Ross closed (removed from the map).
Line Limerick - Foynes closed (removed from the map).
Town Midleton added (East of Cork).
Line Glounthaune - Youghal reconstruction is limited to Midleton.
Wales:
Rhyd-Ddu - Porthmadog under reconstruction
Updates:
England:
Trowell Junction - Trent Junction (direct South-North London - Sheffield line east of Nottingham) freight only.
Thanks to Richard Maund.

2008-09-30
Update:
Swansea avoiding line sees some passenger traffic.
Thanks to Christian Schmidt.

2008-06-15
Update:
Line Alloa - Kincardine opened to freight traffic.
Thanks to Joseph Redford.

2008-06-01
Update:
Stirling - Alloa opened to passenger traffic.
Thanks to Joseph Redford.

2008-03-22
Update
Line (Airdrie) - Drumgelloch - Bathgate - Edinburgh under works (will be completely double tracked and electrified).
Thanks to David Jennings

2008-03-16
Update:
Newport - Ebbw Vale reopened to passenger traffic.
Thanks to Joseph Redford.

2008-01-07
Correction:
Lisburn - Antrim closed.
Thanks to Joseph Redford.

2007-12-11
Update:
High speed line CTRL2 opened.

2007-11-04
Update:
Direct line Neath - Llangennech (Wales) closed to passenger traffic.
Thanks to Joseph Redford.

2007-07-09
Updates:
Gretna - Annan under doubling.
Edinburgh - Bathgate under doubling.
Thanks to Vincent Tual.

2007-06-28
Corrections:
South belt of Edinburgh open to passengers.
Town Norton Fitzwarren added.
Town Coombe added.
Thanks to Joseph Redford.

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