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    The maintenace of jointed track

    Came across this from the old British Railways educational films, sound quality poor but very interesting demonstration of how they maintained jointed track for safe running.


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    Their ballast is very realistic......................................... ...........................!!
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    8 men and some bars versus modern PW equipment ...hmmm
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    Never thought I'd find myself watching a video on the "coil method" and "enlarged holes" in this day and age....
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    Glenderg, I'm shocked at ye. Shocked to the pit of me stomach. The filth you do be readin' on that video thing ye have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jhb171achill View Post
    Glenderg, I'm shocked at ye. Shocked to the pit of me stomach. The filth you do be readin' on that video thing ye have.
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    Just another day at St Munchin's by my reckoning.....

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    Another interesting one here dealing with safety of pw gangs during BR era.


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    Some good videos of the daily workings on the railway
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