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Diary

'Don't look down and you'll be all right, ' they say to those of us wobbly working at heights. On one world famous railway bridge where extensive repainting is going on, it's maybe a case of 'Don't look up' if you are working on steel work directly below the tracks. Although every safety precaution is in place, some dangers cannot be avoided. Trains trundling by with passengers obediently flushing between stations apparently pose a new, if rare, hazard to workers below.

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