Richard Westcott pointing out submerged electric rails outside Datchet station
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UK floods: 'Delays for weeks, if not months'

Water flowing out of the swollen Thames has flooded the railway on the Windsor line into London, where it passes through Datchet.

The presence of an electrified rail means that even when the water subsides, engineers face "weeks, if not months" of work to assess and repair the damage.

Richard Westcott reports.

  • 11 Feb 2014
  • From the section UK
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