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  1. Looking at the work yes and no the tunnel will be big enough to string the OLE up but the position of the supports on the approach suggests that some or all would need moving/ changes if the Spalding route were ever to be electrified. only one of the Stamford lines is currently wired
  2. Old news spending money that has already been announced. at least they managed to use a picture of an Azuma even if it was not on the ECML I've seen the same report with a picture of a Virgin Pendolino!
  3. Relocate-able Equipment Building it’s the new grey factory fitted relay room not sure if it replaces or supplements the existing brick built relay room
  4. Excellent i was wondering where the new Siemens REB was. the big yellow crane (top photo) was used to place it on its base as the delivery lorry could not get close enough
  5. Taken RAIB a year to work out that flood water caused the landslide at Corby
  6. I’ve seen existing orange pipe used as it was easier than getting a UTX put in. not really in the spirit of the rules
  7. Name a TBM https://www.hs2.org.uk/tbmvoting/
  8. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52695156 another bad press day
  9. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/52612210 Silverstone playing games
  10. Good to see that the OLE headspans are being replaced by new portals. should help with reliability and fewer dewirements Overhead Line Equipment
  11. Cut the “vent” off the roof
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