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« Reply #1125 on: May 31, 2022, 02:59:42 pm »

"Bath Newseum" has put together an article prompted by one of his correspondents, who makes the point that the deferment of the electrification has also stalled maintenance on various structures in Bath, including the bridge on which I should fess up to being taken to, to enjoy the exhaust from the procession of large, blackened and smoky locos that passed beneath with the various trains at that time. The experience greatly enhanced by the bridge's relatively open parapets and also the gaps in the timber deck of the structure, so, thanks for those, IKB (Isambard Kingdom Brunel).

https://bathnewseum.com/2022/05/31/brunels-other-little-bridge/

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(Another structure to have suffered thus being the little footbridge at Hampton Row - though not as a result of electrification - around 1995, getting rusty, it was scheduled to receive extensive maintenance, promptly cancelled on privatisation, since when it's had nothing.)

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