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Title: HGV vs Bridge at Castle Cary
Post by: bradshaw on August 13, 2019, 12:12:35 pm
An HGV struck the bridge over the Weymouth line this morning, closing it for some time. NR have tweeted this which includes image
https://twitter.com/networkrailwest/status/1161217250424164357?s=21


Just seen it reported on another thread, feel free to delete or move


Title: Re: HGV vs Bridge at Castle Cary
Post by: GBM on August 13, 2019, 12:52:32 pm
Thanks for the NR link to the photo.
Some strike!


Title: Re: HGV vs Bridge at Castle Cary
Post by: Thatcham Crossing on August 13, 2019, 01:41:40 pm
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Thanks for the NR link to the photo.
Some strike!

....and a somewhat precarious position for the driver where the tractor unit ended up :o


Title: Re: HGV vs Bridge at Castle Cary
Post by: ChrisB on August 13, 2019, 02:12:47 pm
The BBC newspage (I can't find it again to retrieve the URL) has 2 photos from the road, rather than the rail.


Title: Re: HGV vs Bridge at Castle Cary
Post by: grahame on August 13, 2019, 02:40:24 pm
More photos at

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-49331977


Title: Re: HGV vs Bridge at Castle Cary
Post by: infoman on August 13, 2019, 06:38:04 pm
film footage shown on BBC1 local news at 18:30pm on tuesday



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