Ahead of the general freeze on rail work in advance of the Olympics, work continues on the ELLX2. New Overground Signage at Canonbury The Overground As part of the track laying process (and as with elsewhere on the ELL), a granite ballast bed was laid to a depth of approx 30cm on top of the compacted earthworks and a protective membrane. This is then evened out by heavy machinery. Laying Ballast A Fine Lining & Sleeper Spacing (FLASS) machine then follows. This takes 14 concrete sleepers ...
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