Now we have more rain than we know what to do with. The latest stoppage alert from CRT advises that the Leicester line is closed after a collapse of the Debdale embankment. CRT says that the cause was a waterlogged bank.
GU Leicester line, Debdale Embankment slip Thursday 27 December 2012 until further notice Navigation is closed due to an earth slip on an embankment due to prolonged heavy rain saturating the soil. Canal closed until further notice pending assessment of embankment and works to stabalise [sic] the earth structure