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  1. You know that’s just amazing. We had railway sleepers on the farm when I was growing up too. My grandfather bought them when the Clonmel to Thurles via Fethard line closed. And some of them were heavy beggers too. But I’ve not seen a real one in years, and amazing that one lasted 50 years at least since that line near you closed.

  2. Our local stations closed in 1964, I remember going with an uncle to collect flag stones from a halt at Thorney on the Yeovil to Taunton line.Sleepers were very solid – and very heavy!

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