Tuesday 2 Jan 2007

Rugby Birdcage Bridge Removal

The 'birdcage' bridge at Rugby is lifted out by a 1200 tonne crane on Christmas Day 2006. The bridge, built in 1898 and disused since the 1960’s was in a poor condition and need to be removed before it presented a risk to passengers using the West Coast Main Line underneath

Rugby Birdcage Bridge Removal: The 'birdcage' bridge at Rugby is lifted out by a 1200 tonne crane on Christmas Day 2006.  The bridge, built in 1898 and disused since the 1960’s was in a poor condition and need to be removed before it presented a risk to passengers using the West Coast Main Line underneath

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