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Railway repairs after storms landslip will cost £5 million

Work to fully repair the biggest ever landslip in Britain, caused by the recent storms, will cost a total of £5m. The rail line at Botley in Hampshire reopened at the weekend.

Rail repairs after landslip will cost £5m

The landslip at Botley in Hampshire Credit: Meridian

Work to fully repair the biggest ever landslip in Britain, caused by the recent storms, will cost a total of £5 million. The train line at Botley in Hampshire reopened at the weekend.

Eighty metres of embankment collapsed causing a month of disruption for commuters in Winchester, Basingstoke, Farnborough and Basingstoke.

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