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'Practical track work challenge'

Our first practical trackwork challenge

Date: 14/11/2017

We held our first practical trackwork challenge at Didcot Railway Centre on November 8th and 9th. It was designed to give the opportunity to get up close and personal with track improvement work. That’s something which our corporate members told us is increasingly difficult on ‘normal’ railway works sites.

Two teams, each of twenty people, took on the challenges. One site involved the resleepering and realignment 90 metres of plain line. The second challenge was to ...