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West Somerset Railway Turning Triangle

 

Working for the main contractor, Preston Engineering Survey Ltd were asked to design and set-out a turning triangle for the West Somerset Railway at their site near Norton Fitzwarren. The work involved undertaking a GPS site survey, calculation of suitable radius and alignment, positioning of turnouts, as well as setting out to allow earthworks embankments to be constructed and track to be laid.

 
 
West Circle Detail      Site LayoutWSR Detail 2
 
 
 
Site Photograph      Laying Track