2 Feb 2009 saw the last train over Duncans Bridge and that evening a crew assembled to remove the track in preparation for the new cuvert to begin. For more information on the bridge and location, see the news item here
D 140 on the last Sunday train running over Duncans Bridge. 22/02/09.
The new right hand turnout for the future dock road. 22/02/09.
Two track sets removed, two more to go. 22/02/09.
Track removed and flat wagon waiting for bridge beam. Now we wait for a 2 week council delay! 23/03/09.
End of the first day with the contractor on site. Bridge beam removed and abutments almost gone. 9/03/09.
One bridge beam surplus to requirements. 9/03/09.
Once there was a bridge. 11/03/09.
The base going down for the new culverts. Remains of the old timber drain in the centre. 13/03/09.
Base completed and marked out. 16/03/09.
Compare with same view from the 9/03/09..
Above and Below: Culverts and wing walls all in place. 19/03/09.
Photographs and Article by Peter Jenkinson.