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Manchester Metrolink — Droylsden Line construction

 
Holt Town track base construction, 18 April 2010
Holt Town track base construction, 18 April 2010 (89.9KB)
Heavy duty concrete piling rigs were used to create parallel concrete retaining walls for this section of track. Precast beams were placed with ends on the walls, then rebar and more concrete formed a solid track base. This is required as it is very close to the bank of the River Medlock .
18 April 2010
picture by John McCarthy
2 July 2010