LMS Route: Rugby to Tamworth
Tamworth Station: lnwr_tam3135
Looking along the rebuilt down platform towards Nuneaton
with the disused No 1 Signal Cabin still evident on 2nd June 1962. Overhead
catenary required many bridges to be rebuilt along the West Coast main line.
When this bridge was a rail bridge with a station on top this created a number
of challenges. As can be seen above, the bridge has had to be raised some two
feet which required the construction of a concrete plinth on top of the
existing brickwork and then a new deck on top to carry the former MR Derby to
Birmingham line over the Trent Valley line.