WikiWirral Share a Little Learn a Lot about your Wirral
Forum Statistics
Posts1,021,526
Topics75,238
Members13,165
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs37
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
46 registered members (alan128, 10 invisible), 1,307 guests, and186 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Not Happy !
by granny. 27th Nov 2019 2:27pm
How are you at Dancing ?
by granny. 24th Nov 2019 1:11am
are
by Dilly. 23rd Nov 2019 9:34pm
Vagina Museum !
by granny. 21st Nov 2019 10:18pm
New Wirral History
Old Chester Road in 1880
by soonguy. 22nd Nov 2019 8:13pm
Poulton named Poton 1579
by granny. 13th Nov 2019 12:03pm
WW2 Bomb Map - Wallasey
by red_devil. 9th Nov 2019 12:21am
some downloadable pdfs from Cheshire Local History
by derekdwc. 26th Sep 2019 12:44pm
Mortimer's Toy Shop Moreton
by Mike_White. 2nd Mar 2017 12:40pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
Election 2019
by granny. 11th Dec 2019 12:18pm
Poulton named Poton 1579
by granny. 11th Dec 2019 10:33am
Christmas and New Year Bin Collections 2019
by Greenwood. 11th Dec 2019 9:34am
People We Employ
by diggingdeeper. 10th Dec 2019 8:44pm
Plane circling over Bidston docks
by mezmrz. 10th Dec 2019 4:02pm
Latest Phone Scam
by diggingdeeper. 10th Dec 2019 2:05pm
Sandwich toaster
by madrob. 8th Dec 2019 7:02pm
Three More Cranes for Liverpool 2.
by Wally1. 8th Dec 2019 12:01pm
What song are you listening to?
by Dilly. 7th Dec 2019 6:09pm
December
M T W T F S S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Page 1 of 2 1 2
No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. #1031644
1st Mar 2017 3:20pm
1st Mar 2017 3:20pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,647
Wirral
granny Offline OP
Wiki Master
granny  Offline OP
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,647
Wirral

Wall collapsed. No trains for several days.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-39124787


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Google Ads
Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: granny] #1031658
1st Mar 2017 5:13pm
1st Mar 2017 5:13pm
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 816
Greasby
G
Greenwood Online content
Wise One
Greenwood  Online Content
Wise One
G
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 816
Greasby
OUCH. I wonder if whoever overloaded the area by the wall with heavy containers will be prosecuted? I know the wall's been there a long time, and the very wet weather aggravated the situation, but putting so much heavy stuff so close to the edge is asking for trouble, I'd think.

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: granny] #1031663
1st Mar 2017 6:23pm
1st Mar 2017 6:23pm
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 1,918
Wallasey/New Brighton
J
j_demo Offline
Forum Addict
j_demo  Offline
Forum Addict
J
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 1,918
Wallasey/New Brighton
It stands to reason that the heavy load was more probable than not to be to blame. Somebody is going to be getting a hefty bill from merseytravel anyway

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: granny] #1031666
1st Mar 2017 6:51pm
1st Mar 2017 6:51pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,972
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,972
Heswallish
Wall had a palisade fence on it quite possible storm doris blowing on the railings have weakened the wall. The angle the containers are at could have funnelled the wind.
Looks like a bit of illegal fridge dumping as well. Thankfully no train involved.
Think its a wall built up off the natural sandstone bedrock. Major operation at least one or two rails out of commission for weeks imo. Edge Hill and Liverpool Parkway will be busy

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: fish5133] #1031678
1st Mar 2017 8:48pm
1st Mar 2017 8:48pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,647
Wirral
granny Offline OP
Wiki Master
granny  Offline OP
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,647
Wirral
Mention on news this evening that they have found tunnels underneath. That man Williamson again ??? or the Mersey link shocked


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: granny] #1031702
1st Mar 2017 11:01pm
1st Mar 2017 11:01pm
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 19,446
Here.
RUDEBOX Offline
Wiki Master
RUDEBOX  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 19,446
Here.
.

Attached Files W.Tunnels Collapse (Copy).jpg

Mia Mabel

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh! Jer-e-my Cor-byn

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: granny] #1031703
1st Mar 2017 11:04pm
1st Mar 2017 11:04pm
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 19,446
Here.
RUDEBOX Offline
Wiki Master
RUDEBOX  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 19,446
Here.
boohoo Travelling to London on Saturday- via replacement bus to Runcorn first. Fun!

Thankful that nobody was killed or injured though.

Last edited by RUDEBOX; 1st Mar 2017 11:05pm.

Mia Mabel

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh! Jer-e-my Cor-byn

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: granny] #1031719
2nd Mar 2017 10:12am
2nd Mar 2017 10:12am
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,147
Oxton
Gibbo Online content
Forum Addict
Gibbo  Online Content
Forum Addict
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,147
Oxton
Couple of map links. Just look at the crap on the streets there:

Google Streetview

And a Bing birds eye view:

https://binged.it/2lgiAHD

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: Gibbo] #1031721
2nd Mar 2017 11:06am
2nd Mar 2017 11:06am
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,972
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,972
Heswallish
Originally Posted by Gibbo
Couple of map links. Just look at the crap on the streets there:

Google Streetview

And a Bing birds eye view:

https://binged.it/2lgiAHD


Hope your not referring to the Police Station on the other side of the collapse.

Looks like fly tippers paradise.

Structural Engineers and Rail bosses will be having a few talks to decide best course of action. Rest of the wall will need to be checked, do they look at a whole new design of wall while line shut, temporary support protection to allow 2 lines to remain. Time, money safety...love to be a fly on the wall.

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: granny] #1031730
2nd Mar 2017 1:29pm
2nd Mar 2017 1:29pm
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,147
Oxton
Gibbo Online content
Forum Addict
Gibbo  Online Content
Forum Addict
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,147
Oxton
It does highly the vulnerability of the line though - one single route into the city.

I'm surprised there's no contingency emergency plan to use South Parkway as an alternative.

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: Gibbo] #1031754
2nd Mar 2017 6:20pm
2nd Mar 2017 6:20pm
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 314
Wallasey
W
Wally1 Online content
Old Hand
Wally1  Online Content
Old Hand
W
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 314
Wallasey
Originally Posted by Gibbo
It does highly the vulnerability of the line though - one single route into the city.

I'm surprised there's no contingency emergency plan to use South Parkway as an alternative.


Any room at Edge Hill?

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: Greenwood] #1031763
2nd Mar 2017 6:36pm
2nd Mar 2017 6:36pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,924
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,924
Birkenhead
Originally Posted by Greenwood
OUCH. I wonder if whoever overloaded the area by the wall with heavy containers will be prosecuted? I know the wall's been there a long time, and the very wet weather aggravated the situation, but putting so much heavy stuff so close to the edge is asking for trouble, I'd think.


The weight of the dense soil (especially when wet) behind the wall is enormously greater than a few containers (mostly air) and few bits of concrete.



In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: Wally1] #1031793
3rd Mar 2017 10:06am
3rd Mar 2017 10:06am
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,147
Oxton
Gibbo Online content
Forum Addict
Gibbo  Online Content
Forum Addict
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,147
Oxton
Originally Posted by Wally1


Any room at Edge Hill?


Good point - yes. Loads of tracks and space for platforms

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: Gibbo] #1031801
3rd Mar 2017 2:41pm
3rd Mar 2017 2:41pm
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 314
Wallasey
W
Wally1 Online content
Old Hand
Wally1  Online Content
Old Hand
W
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 314
Wallasey
Originally Posted by Gibbo
Originally Posted by Wally1


Any room at Edge Hill?


Good point - yes. Loads of tracks and space for platforms


I hear they are using it now for some Northern Trains.

Re: No Trains from Liverpool Limestreet. [Re: granny] #1032040
8th Mar 2017 1:16am
8th Mar 2017 1:16am
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 314
Wallasey
W
Wally1 Online content
Old Hand
Wally1  Online Content
Old Hand
W
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 314
Wallasey

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Christmas and New Year Bin Collections 2019
by diggingdeeper. 10th Dec 2019 10:46pm
Plane circling over Bidston docks
by mezmrz. 10th Dec 2019 4:02pm
Latest Phone Scam
by Habdab. 3rd Dec 2019 2:14pm
Three More Cranes for Liverpool 2.
by Wally1. 1st Dec 2019 5:01pm
Berlin celebrates first Birthday of polar bear
by snowhite. 1st Dec 2019 9:10am
For Sale & Free
Sandwich toaster
by madrob. 8th Dec 2019 7:02pm
DOG COAT
by rocks. 4th Dec 2019 6:23pm
Old Motocross Parts Wanted
by Bultaco. 2nd Dec 2019 11:24pm
washing machine
by lincle. 1st Dec 2019 7:18pm
Men's hoodie
by paul110180. 27th Nov 2019 11:35pm
Member Spotlight
uggla
uggla
Bromborough
Posts: 516
Joined: February 2009
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Reneemia1, Decondave, chrisglo51, Roblinton, Flyer
13165 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Plane circling over Bidston docks
by mezmrz. 10th Dec 2019 4:02pm
Latest Phone Scam
by Habdab. 3rd Dec 2019 2:14pm
Carpet fitter.
by Fidelio. 26th Nov 2019 11:14am
Land Clearance in Rock Park
by Excoriator. 16th Nov 2019 10:47pm
Oakdale Mission
by Mason. 13th Nov 2019 4:15pm
News : New Topics
Christmas and New Year Bin Collections 2019
by diggingdeeper. 10th Dec 2019 10:46pm
Three More Cranes for Liverpool 2.
by Wally1. 1st Dec 2019 5:01pm
Election 2019
by granny. 30th Nov 2019 10:48am
Hillsborough.
by Fidelio. 28th Nov 2019 11:02pm
Shooting
by diggingdeeper. 26th Nov 2019 6:58pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Berlin celebrates first Birthday of polar bear
by snowhite. 1st Dec 2019 9:10am
Petrol cost question
by ultimate. 23rd Nov 2019 11:05am
Heaters on Renault Modus
by lauren_lfc89. 11th Nov 2019 10:01am
3 series E90 Front Coil Spring
by conan. 9th Nov 2019 3:03pm
Bultaco pursang
by Bultaco. 13th Mar 2019 12:43pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Wed 8:18am
Sunset Wed 3:52pm
Local Time Wed 12:29pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1