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« 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
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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2019, 12:52:32 pm »

Thanks for the NR link to the photo.
Some strike!
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« Reply #2 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 Shocked
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« Reply #3 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.
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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2019, 02:40:24 pm »

More photos at

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-49331977
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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2019, 06:38:04 pm »

film footage shown on BBC1 local news at 18:30pm on tuesday
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