Lineside vegetation must be tackled


Railhead treatment in action: the first electrically-hauled RHTT in East Anglia passes Lord’s Foot Crossing, just east of Great Bentley station, on 30 October 2021, powered by Direct Rail Services loco No 88004 Pandora. The 3S60 Stowmarket to Stowmarket working was heading for Clacton-on-Sea, with No 37425 on the rear getting very wet from the jetting wagon.
Antony Guppy

Leaves on the line is a phrase long used to ridicule the railway by elements of the mainstream media and, on occasion, by frustrated passengers. Of course, we all know that the railway sometimes doesn’t do itself any favours in the way it handles delays and disruption.

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