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Author Topic: Taplow Station Footbridge Closed over Main Lines  (Read 21488 times)
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« Reply #45 on: April 29, 2017, 12:06:29 PM »

Hopefully removed and returned rather than actually demolished.
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« Reply #46 on: May 12, 2017, 03:48:30 PM »

Latest from Crossrail, work has started on preparing the bridge for removal. Hopefully for repair and return.

Might be bank holiday weekend.
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« Reply #47 on: May 12, 2017, 09:10:28 PM »

Latest from Crossrail, work has started on preparing the bridge for removal. Hopefully for repair and return.

Might be bank holiday weekend.

Yes I saw some engineers there the other day making some preparations.....after all the promises, anything short of repair and return will be unacceptable.
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« Reply #48 on: May 26, 2017, 01:48:35 PM »

Latest from Crosrail bridge will not be removed this coming weekend.
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« Reply #49 on: May 26, 2017, 06:31:28 PM »

Latest from Crosrail bridge will not be removed this coming weekend.

Any explanation as to why/when it will happen?
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« Reply #50 on: May 27, 2017, 03:59:15 PM »

Awaiting dates from Crossrail.
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« Reply #51 on: June 11, 2017, 05:17:15 PM »

Any news?
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« Reply #52 on: June 11, 2017, 10:27:38 PM »

Nothing yet.
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« Reply #53 on: June 19, 2017, 04:16:56 PM »

Latest from Network Rail.

"As you may have heard we’re planning to remove the footbridge in several parts by crane over two night time possessions on  the 1st/2nd July and the 8th/9th July. Whilst we had initially planned to remove the bridge in one piece over an extended railway possession, the limited time available to us means that we must now split the project over two weekends.

 Once removed, the bridge spans will be transferred on to low loaders and transported to Network Rail’s compound in Stockley where it will be stored whilst we consider tenders for its repair."


]I think it will be returned as Crossrail don't want to have to build a bridge and lift to the South carpark. So disabled access will be to the North Side with the old bridge providing access to the South Carpark.
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« Reply #54 on: June 20, 2017, 07:14:52 AM »

Many thanks for the update.
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