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Author Topic: Derailment at Laira Junction 23/03/2019  (Read 3964 times)
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« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2019, 06:19:32 pm »

But its next to the main line - nowhere near Sainsbury's Car Park!
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« Reply #16 on: March 24, 2019, 06:26:00 pm »

But its next to the main line - nowhere near Sainsbury's Car Park!

Its the staff car park being referred to.  There is a track access point there as well.
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« Reply #17 on: March 24, 2019, 06:42:03 pm »

But its next to the main line - nowhere near Sainsbury's Car Park!

Its the staff car park being referred to.  There is a track access point there as well.

And it was Sainsbury’s staff they were talking to.  Wink
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« Reply #18 on: March 24, 2019, 07:57:58 pm »

It’s basically the main line width away from Sainsbury’s back door!
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« Reply #19 on: March 25, 2019, 07:43:33 am »

Unit was successfully re-railed overnight and returned to the depot.

No damage to the track. 
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