Some of the heavy lifting has started on the project to upgrade the railway bridge over the Broken River at Kialla.JENNA BISHOP April 19, 2014 4:31am
The project comprises the construction of new piers and installation of cross-head beams adjacent to and underneath the existing bridge.
Reinforced concrete piers will then replace the old timber bridge supports.
The work is being done during an Easter works blitz that has shut down trains on the Shepparton and Seymour lines, with regular services replaced by buses.
Train track, level crossing, platform extension and bridge works along the line are timed to coincide with a traditionally quiet time for rail travel.
V/Line has dedicated $3
The bridge upgrades will prevent the need for future speed restrictions and improve train reliability.
During an 11-day period from April 7 to 17, major works were also done on the $4.8
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