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Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Andrews House Relaying #6

Taking the crane around Marley Hill curve .....
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
..... under Gibraltar Bridge .....
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
..... into Andrews House station
Dave & Nigel removing fishplates from the east road.....
..... & Colin removing another set
Slewing the first track panel to one side, for dismantling
Loading a panel for removal .....
..... followed by another .....
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
..... & the last one for this load
(sleepers, rail, chairs & fittings are all being replaced)
Meanwhile, Vic's started his grass cutting season
Unloading the track panels .....
..... at Terrace Junction
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)
Waggons clear, Dave dropping chains
Ian & Nigel detaching sleepers attached to compensators
Ian shortening chains as Dave & Nigel remove fishplates
Slinging another panel .....
..... loading the last .....
..... & unloading it at Terrace Junction
More slinging by Nigel & Dave
The view from Gibraltar Bridge tonight

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