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« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2020, 05:12:38 pm »

It looks to me as though the new bridge is of single track width whereas the old bridge used to carry double track.  Is this true?

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« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2020, 07:10:43 pm »

It looks to me as though the new bridge is of single track width whereas the old bridge used to carry double track.  Is this true?

The original line was double track but it has ben single since the 70s.
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« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2020, 11:15:56 am »

Here is the final shot
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