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Furlong Main level crossing removal project

In 2015 work commenced on the grade separation of the Main Road level crossing at St Albans station, with the Furlong Road level crossing at Ginifer station later being added to the project scope.

Ballast tamper at work between Ginifer and St Albans

27 October 2016 14:12 PM
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Crane moving a staircase into place at the new Ruth Street pedestrian bridge

27 October 2016 14:05 PM
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Moving spoil from the rail cutting north of St Albans

27 October 2016 14:03 PM
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Moving ballast into the rail cutting north of St Albans

27 October 2016 14:02 PM
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Grader at work in the rail cutting north of St Albans

27 October 2016 14:02 PM
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Plenty of earthmoving underway in the rail cutting north of St Albans

27 October 2016 13:58 PM
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Single 'Octopus' sleeper spreader lays track at the down end of St Albans

27 October 2016 13:56 PM
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Crash walls in place on both sides of the new rail cutting at the down end of St Albans

27 October 2016 13:54 PM
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Crash walls in place on both sides of the new rail cutting at the down end of St Albans

27 October 2016 13:54 PM
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Heavy dump trucks deliver ballast to the rail cutting at St Albans

27 October 2016 13:50 PM
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Still no tracks at the down end of St Albans - with trains due to return in four days!

27 October 2016 13:46 PM
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Still no tracks at the down end of St Albans - with trains due to return in four days!

27 October 2016 13:44 PM
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Temporary fixings hold up the overhead while it is being installed

27 October 2016 13:34 PM
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Sleepers and rail stockpiled between Ginifer and St Albans

27 October 2016 13:34 PM
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Temporary footpath at Willis Street allows the existing level crossing to be upgraded

27 October 2016 13:33 PM
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Temporary fixings hold up the overhead while it is being installed

27 October 2016 13:32 PM
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Temporary fixings hold up the overhead while it is being installed

27 October 2016 13:32 PM
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Pedestrian crossing still in place at Willis Street, but with automatic gates added

27 October 2016 13:32 PM
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Tracks completed into the new cutting at Ginifer station

27 October 2016 13:31 PM
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Sleepers and rail stockpiled between Ginifer and St Albans

27 October 2016 13:31 PM
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Suction excavator at work at the down end of Ginifer station

27 October 2016 13:26 PM
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Retaining wall at Ginifer station hard up against the road on the western side

27 October 2016 13:21 PM
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Still finishing off the platforms at Ginifer station

27 October 2016 13:19 PM
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Future provision for platform extensions at the down end of Ginifer station

27 October 2016 13:18 PM
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