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Wooden sleepers displaced into the ditch on the railway side of the fence/stile

Reported via desktop in the Bridge-Damaged/ Missing category anonymously at 08:24, Saturday 17 October 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2344655.

Wooden sleepers across a relatively deep ditch have moved and are now lying in the ditch - probably moved by flood water earlier this month (meadows were flooded so footpath was inaccessible for several weeks). Location is beside the recently repaired stile on the railway side of the fence. It is a well used right of way so please arrange repair asap.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:25, Saturday 17 October 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry. This footpath was inspected on 19/10/20. This bridge will be the responsibility of Network Rail to replace as it is within the boundary of the railway line. Correspondence has been sent to Network Rail regarding this issue and Northamptonshire Highways are awaiting a response from a local engineer. For further information please contact Network Rail on 0345 711 4141 and quote unique reference number 201019-000264.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 14:40, Monday

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