Newark Castle - Swinderby proposed line speed increase and Collingham - Swinderby resignalling
DC said that the business case looked best for 70 mph, the resignalling is proceeding to GRIP3. JB said that 70 mph would hardly be an enhancement, BP added that Midlands Connect had highlighted poor journey times compared with elsewhere.
Lincoln level crossings
High Street: Work is going ahead on site with target completion in late Spring 2016.
Brayford: A meeting has been held between Network Rail and Karl McCartney MP to discuss options. The University is developing the Wigford Road site and does not want any work at Brayford to take place before late 2016.
Station car parks
Swinderby: Work had started on the car park.
Collingham: The traffic order for yellow lines on the road had been approved, but work had been stopped by Network Rail due to concerns over proximity to the level crossing. DC said that Network Rail has offered to assist Notts in resolving the issue.
Hykeham: An increase in the Section 106 funding contribution had been agreed. JK said that
NKDC is looking to relocate the bus stop within the car park
Lincoln Station Area redevelopment
Sarah T and DC had met with Lincoln City Council. Sarah T said that due to reduced funding plans had been revised. The bus station is still going ahead but the new overbridge across the station has been put back to the next phase. The work by EMT on the station is still going ahead.