After the extension, the oldest overhead railway
facility in Southeast Asia will have a design speed of 80 kilometers per hour for its mainline; 60 kph through stations; and 30 kph for secondary and depot tracks.
|The Overhead Railway
Known as the Dockers' Umbrella, the Overhead Railway
stretched along the city's waterfront and provided transport both to workers on the city's docks and others getting into the city centre.
Unsurprisingly readers said we should remember the Overhead Railway
and the original Cavern Club.
Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad Nouman Siddique Latki said that two overhead railway
bridges were completed in the district while work on Rohri Canal Bridge on Qazi Ahmed Road is in progress.
He said that construction of overhead railway
bridge near old vegetable market was at the stage of completion.
Their slides showed walkways fashioned from long gone railways carrying iron and steel to the docks at Middlesbrough, and skeletons of twisted steel showing where overhead railway
tracks had once been running 24 hours a day.
NEVER GOT OFF THE GROUND There have been several plans put forward for new ways to connect the Bay with the rest of Cardiff| Last December, council plans for a PS30m Continental-style tram-bus system linking the Bay with the University Hospital of Wales were revealed.
Going under different names, the Liverpool Overhead Railway
or the LOR was also known most affectionately as The Dockers' Umbrella.
COPPER thieves are putting their lives at risk by cutting down overhead railway
lines carrying up to 11,000 volts.
Here, close to an overhead railway
bridge (Snow Hill to Stratford line, nearest station Yardley Wood), the Shire walk meets a ford that's impassable by car - if you arrive by car you'll need to either park on Scriber's Lane via the Robin Hood Island or on its shorter end off Priory Road.
The 12-year-old was with four friends when she was hit by 25,000-volts from an overhead railway