ukclique > railway

Jarle Hammen Knudsen (18.09.2017, 22:09)
On Mon, 11 Sep 2017 17:03:42 +0100, Scott
<newsgroups> wrote:

>On a journey today, I noticed some sidings with substantial trees
>growing through them - clearly unused for a very long time. Why would
>these tracks be left in situ? I know a line closure requires formal
>process but are there any obstacles in the way of lifting sidings?


Yes, the substantial trees growing through them!
Garden6089 (18.09.2017, 22:25)
On Monday, 18 September 2017 21:09:06 UTC+1, Jarle Hammen Knudsen wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Sep 2017 17:03:42 +0100, Scott
> <newsgroups> wrote:
> Yes, the substantial trees growing through them!
> --
> jhk


More seriously, removal of sidings does require going through the very long-winded "Network Change" process so it's often easier just to leave them in situ, even though they will never see any use again.

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