Thanks Scott for sorting the link. It is interesting that NR are not sure about the long term sustainability of the GCR - In fact the GCR have run the railway for longer than the GC/LNER/BR individually did! --- old post above --- --- new post below --- There is now a much more detailed and up to date section on the GCR Website of this project. This is from that source. Latest News 27th May, 2016 At the completion of the tendering process a preferred bidder has been selected to build the bridge abutments and construct and install the new all steel bridge. After further formalities are completed, particularly with Network Rail, the contract will be awarded with construction due to start by the end of the summer.