An excellent article and video that highlights the threat to wildlife posed by the infilling of disused railway bridges. A petition has been set up which we’re sure many of you will want to support:
This is the exact threat we still have in Pudsey with possible new applications to infill Greenside rail cutting.
Due to budget issues to maintain redundant rail infrastructure Historical Railways Estate (Highways England) will want to dispose of such liabilities if they possibly can.
Well done to the community group that successfully campaigned to stop the infill of Barcombe Bridge in East Sussex, read more at: sussexbylines.co.uk/infilling-at-barcombe-a-bridge-too-far.