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The Essential Guide to Rail Drainage: Unveiling the Crucial Infrastructure Behind Safer and Reliable Train Travel

Introduction There’s a rhythm. A rhythm to the journey of every train. One that’s reliable, that pulses with the reliable beat of a thousand journeys. Yet, beneath this steady rhythm, there’s another. A quieter, less understood but equally significant rhythm. The rhythm of rail drainage. You see, rail drainage is unseen. Its presence unnoticed. But...

The UK’s railways are the oldest in the world and played a large part in helping us to become the world’s first industrialised country. In 1830, George Stephenson built the first steam-powered inter-city railway line between Liverpool and Manchester and between 1830 and 1880, transport in this country became transformed by the creation of a...