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Isambard Kingdom Brunel structure halts road scheme

A 19th Century engineering project by Isambard Kingdom Brunel has scuppered a long-awaited road widening scheme. Funding for the work in Starcoss, Devon, was allocated last month, but work has been suspended with the discovery of a “nationally significant” underground reservoir. It was part of Brunel’s atmospheric railway, which used a vacuum system to move […]