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 Post subject: Flooding at UK's Keighley & Worth Valley
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:22 am 

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The same storm that let a jet make a record-setting trans-Atlantic flight also pounded the UK heavily, including the Keighley & Worth Valley:

https://www.railadvent.co.uk/2020/02/in ... .html?amp=

https://www.railadvent.co.uk/2020/02/ph ... t.html?amp

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 Post subject: Re: Flooding at UK's Keighley & Worth Valley
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:02 am 

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Unfortunately that isn't the first time that the shed and yard at Haworth have flooded over the years. Some places yesterday had a "normal" month and a half of rain in the space of one day, though, so far, I haven't seen any other reports of other preserved lines being affected to that extent. Certainly lots of problems on the main rail network though (trees down, flooding, o/h wires down, debris ending up on the tracks etc..).
93mph was the strongest gust of wind recorded round here yesterday, apart from some heavy rain, though we got a lot less precipitation than places further north and west.
Strong winds due to continue thru to Tuesday afternoon.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:20 am 

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I've been seeing some photos of heavy water on the Cob along the Ffestiniog too. Seems like a nasty storm.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:12 pm 

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xboxtravis7992 wrote:
I've been seeing some photos of heavy water on the Cob along the Ffestiniog too. Seems like a nasty storm.


This is on the standard gauge line that runs from Llandudno down to connect with the Ffestiniog Rly at Bleanau Ffestiniog....
https://www.networkrailmediacentre.co.u ... alley-line

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:48 pm 

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And on the other side of the planet, the great irony of Australia: devastating fires last week, this week we're having floods and landslips..


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:55 pm 

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Seeing the overhead lights are still on, not sure I'd stand in that water?


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 Post subject: Re: Flooding at UK's Keighley & Worth Valley
PostPosted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:21 am 

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The Weshpool & Llanfair narrow gauge line had a fairly close call last weekend during the passage of yet another storm...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwVxlsYTW8E
There's another one due to hit the west & north of the UK today, with the threat of a months rain in the space of a day.

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