track switches

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Jan 16 '18 14:00

Chaos on the railways during snow storms in the Netherlands last month can partly be attributed to rail manager ProRail not being ready for the winter - work on the heating systems of some 50 rail switches was not done yet, AD reports. "At a limited number of locations, the work on switches had not yet fully been completed", ProRail spokesperson Jaap Eikelboom said to the newspaper. 

An NS train waiting on the tracks (Photo: TahR78/Wikipedia)
Aug 25 '14 07:37

Due to a failure in track switches, there will be fewer trains around the Randstad Monday morning. The NS hopes to have this solved by around 8 a.m.

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