Signalling equipment on stilts helps storm-proof main line

Signalling cabinets on stilts at Caldew Junction

UK: Network Rail’s decision to mount signalling equipment on 3 m high stilts following previous flood damage meant the West Coast Main Line at Caldew Junction just north of Carlisle was able to reopen within 24 h of flooding during Storm Ciara on February 9, compared to the 14 days ...

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