UK storms & flooding set back rail repairs

Guardian: Weekend storms have caused further damage to the railways and set back repair schedules, but engineers have restored many of the train services most disrupted by floods on the Great Western main line. Despite the severe weather abating, rising groundwater has caused fresh problems, with a tunnel blocked by water on the main London to Brighton line. Network Rail said water levels in the tunnel at Patcham were 48.1 metres (157ft) above average, leaving tracks more than 1 metre under water. Rail......

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