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Ballast trains collide in Scotland.

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Big mess there alright. Driver will be sore I would say. Lucky. The overhead shot is a reminder of the power in these beasts

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Ten days to reopen this line! Hate to think what might have happened to this country had "Nowork-Rail" been in existence during WWII.

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Ten days to reopen this line! Hate to think what might have happened to this country had "Nowork-Rail" been in existence during WWII.

 

What you can do under war time legislation differs enormously from peacetime and health and safety Rules. Were it a requirement, today's engineers with modern computerised machinery could do far more in less time then any ancient ww2 stuff.

 

US corps of engineers installed a telephone and comms system capable of serving a country the size of Belgium during g operation desert storm in 5 days. !!

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