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The end of an era

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This temporary group of sidings were conceived and executed in a big hurry back in 2010 when it was suddenly realised that having the mainline chock full of wagons was not conducive to the safe and efficient operation of passenger trains.

In between the torrential thunder storms (a rarity in January, surely?), we have cleared the sidings and dismantled the track ready for lifting.

For in the place of the bodgy temporary sidings will be the fan of tracks for the museum approach – proper points, proper track and maybe even ballast.

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