Flooding hotspot at Lake District train station removed as part of refurbishment project



As part of the Great North Rail Project, Network Rail's Team Orange engineers have refurbished the 30m deep Victorian pond above the entrance to Oxenholme station.
The area of land where the pond sits is not owned or registered, the Land Registry confirm, meaning it has not been maintained over the years.
During flooding it frequently floods causing havoc for customers and taxi drivers.
Network Rail's drainage work began in November 2017 and was completed at the start of this year.
John Winstanley, senior asset manager at Network Rail, said: "As well as making flooding to the station... read more

 
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