Twin Sails Bridge back in action after electrical fault

Twin Sails unable to lift for large boats due to electrical fault

Twin Sails unable to lift for large boats due to electrical fault

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Poole's Twin Sails Bridge is operating normally again after an electrical fault left it unable to raise.

The fault, which meant larger vessels were unable to pass, happened after midday.

The fault also caused the bridge lift warning lights to flash – despite the Twin Sails remaining open to pedestrian and road traffic.

Engineers have been working on the problem and a council spokesman said earlier : “No boats have been held up because of this electrical fault.

 

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3:01pm Wed 13 Aug 14

speedy231278 says...

About time the Twin Fails Bodge was scrapped. It is about as much use at it's job as the local councillors!
About time the Twin Fails Bodge was scrapped. It is about as much use at it's job as the local councillors! speedy231278
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3:52pm Wed 13 Aug 14

lying eyes says...

Think it,s of more use than our local/councillor,s,,
,,,but only because it,s move,s now and again,,,what a complete mess this has been,,,,wrong place,,and it,s obious,it,s not fit for purpose,,,,,will any of our elected/elite admit that,,,,,is the pope a catholic ??????
Think it,s of more use than our local/councillor,s,, ,,,but only because it,s move,s now and again,,,what a complete mess this has been,,,,wrong place,,and it,s obious,it,s not fit for purpose,,,,,will any of our elected/elite admit that,,,,,is the pope a catholic ?????? lying eyes
  • Score: 0

6:58pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Carolyn43 says...

lying eyes wrote:
Think it,s of more use than our local/councillor,s,,

,,,but only because it,s move,s now and again,,,what a complete mess this has been,,,,wrong place,,and it,s obious,it,s not fit for purpose,,,,,will any of our elected/elite admit that,,,,,is the pope a catholic ??????
But it's "iconic".

Nowadays that word crops up a lot about all sorts of things, and seems to mean something that's pretty but not lot of use for its intended purpose.
[quote][p][bold]lying eyes[/bold] wrote: Think it,s of more use than our local/councillor,s,, ,,,but only because it,s move,s now and again,,,what a complete mess this has been,,,,wrong place,,and it,s obious,it,s not fit for purpose,,,,,will any of our elected/elite admit that,,,,,is the pope a catholic ??????[/p][/quote]But it's "iconic". Nowadays that word crops up a lot about all sorts of things, and seems to mean something that's pretty but not lot of use for its intended purpose. Carolyn43
  • Score: 3

6:59pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Townee says...

Still it gives work to the engineers full time.
Still it gives work to the engineers full time. Townee
  • Score: 3

7:24pm Wed 13 Aug 14

BIGTONE says...

Well it can only be mechanical or electrical.
Either one bladders the bridge.
Well it can only be mechanical or electrical. Either one bladders the bridge. BIGTONE
  • Score: 1

11:55pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Yankee1 says...

Carolyn43 wrote:
lying eyes wrote:
Think it,s of more use than our local/councillor,s,,


,,,but only because it,s move,s now and again,,,what a complete mess this has been,,,,wrong place,,and it,s obious,it,s not fit for purpose,,,,,will any of our elected/elite admit that,,,,,is the pope a catholic ??????
But it's "iconic".

Nowadays that word crops up a lot about all sorts of things, and seems to mean something that's pretty but not lot of use for its intended purpose.
Iconic + Portfolio Holder

Two terms that indicate incompetence + self importance.
[quote][p][bold]Carolyn43[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lying eyes[/bold] wrote: Think it,s of more use than our local/councillor,s,, ,,,but only because it,s move,s now and again,,,what a complete mess this has been,,,,wrong place,,and it,s obious,it,s not fit for purpose,,,,,will any of our elected/elite admit that,,,,,is the pope a catholic ??????[/p][/quote]But it's "iconic". Nowadays that word crops up a lot about all sorts of things, and seems to mean something that's pretty but not lot of use for its intended purpose.[/p][/quote]Iconic + Portfolio Holder Two terms that indicate incompetence + self importance. Yankee1
  • Score: 1

2:17pm Thu 14 Aug 14

Andy-Of-Poole says...

The report stating
“No boats have been held up because of this electrical fault."
is an absolute untruth
we and several others couldn't get out sailing for the day and 4 boats including the RNLI were stuck in the basin for 4 hours. get your facts right Echo and why are you suppressing our tweets every time the bridge fails?

this post will probable be deleted as well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The report stating “No boats have been held up because of this electrical fault." is an absolute untruth we and several others couldn't get out sailing for the day and 4 boats including the RNLI were stuck in the basin for 4 hours. get your facts right Echo and why are you suppressing our tweets every time the bridge fails? this post will probable be deleted as well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Andy-Of-Poole
  • Score: -1

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