Bridge over the enigmatic “third track” at Levenmouth exposed

CGI overhead of three track footbridge in Leven
On the left, a spy satellite shot of the Levenmouth Railway, but what is that track on the right? CGI Network Rail

A mysterious “third track” has been spotted in the latest lighthearted twist to the eagerly anticipated new railway in Fife, in Scotland. Already being sensibly built to double track standard from the outset, a third track has been spotted by keen-eyed Levenmouth watchers. The leak comes from an otherwise innocuous report from Network Rail, unveiling design plans and projections for a new footbridge that will keep local communities connected when the rails return to their doorstep. It seems the railway corridor will be fifty percent wider than expected. What is it all about?

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Bridge over the enigmatic “third track” at Levenmouth exposed

CGI overhead of three track footbridge in Leven
On the left, a spy satellite shot of the Levenmouth Railway, but what is that track on the right? CGI Network Rail

A mysterious “third track” has been spotted in the latest lighthearted twist to the eagerly anticipated new railway in Fife, in Scotland. Already being sensibly built to double track standard from the outset, a third track has been spotted by keen-eyed Levenmouth watchers. The leak comes from an otherwise innocuous report from Network Rail, unveiling design plans and projections for a new footbridge that will keep local communities connected when the rails return to their doorstep. It seems the railway corridor will be fifty percent wider than expected. What is it all about?

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for RailTech.com and Railfreight.com

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