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Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Track Maintenance

Spot sleeper changing at Andrews House station today:
Due to the proximity of the bankside & other track,
Rob, Steve & Colin have to dig out the ballast .....
..... turn defective sleepers together as a group,
bring them out of the four foot .....
..... then invert the procedure .....
..... to install the replacements
Steve & Rob remove more ballast .....
..... to rotate another group of sleepers .....
..... insert & turn the replacements .....
..... then fasten down the chairs