Friday 8 Jun 2012


Region & Route:
| Eastern: Anglia
| Eastern

Trowse bridge is not currently operational. Network Rail has replaced some of the key hydraulic pipes and is currently completing the purge of the hydraulic pipes. This can only be done successfully by raising the 200-tonne bridge, thus using the hydraulic system to push the air out.

Work was carried out on Thursday night (June 7) and Friday night (June 8). However, further air needs to be expelled from the system to achieve the required reliability before the bridge can be fully reopened.

A further night of testing will be required with a date to be set. This means the bridge will not be operational from Saturday June 9th.

A Network Rail spokesperson: “We apologise to river users for any inconvenience and hope to reopen Trowse bridge very soon.”

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