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Old August 31st 20, 09:58 AM posted to uk.railway,uk.transport.london
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Default Dukes Avenue bridge, on disused Alexandra Palace branch, may be

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On Sun, 30 Aug 2020 23:48:23 +0100
Basil Jet wrote:
https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/herit...bridge-could-b
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Never mind demolishing it - they should reinstate the line to muswell hill. All
the trackbed is still in situ from there back to highgate sidings and putting
track back down and restoring highgate high level station would cost buttons in
comparisons to white elephants such as crossrail. I'm pretty sure a shuttle
service to and from highgate to catch the main northern line would be pretty
popular given the current alternative is the bus to wood green.

It's over 40 years since, as a Haringey Councillor and member of the
Alexander Palace and park committee I proposed a unique light railway,
part at ground level, part suspended on the old line. Funded by the,
then, EEC and running from Highgate high level station

A feasibility study was turned down by those who said it would ruin the
Parkland Walk
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Bryan Morris