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Corus Rail is this month celebrating the 125th anniversary of its Workington plant. The plant has been producing steel rails since 1877 and has produced enough rail each year to stretch from Workington to Istanbul.

The Health & Safety Executive is prosecuting Lafarge Redland Aggregates of Leicester and Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd of Coventry for breaches of health and safety legislation. The prosecution follows an accident in March 1999 when a 26 year old traffic management operative was killed on the A6 near Wilsted.

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