Monday, 18 February 2013

A Little Problem at Hatfield

Little problem at Hatfield Colliery...

These have done the rounds on social media and traditional media but are worth seeing. A slag heap at Hatfield colliery, near Doncaster, has become unstable and the force behind it has not blocked the adjacent railway but pushed it up and out of alignment.

The line is, obviously, closed at this time and it'll take eight weeks to put it all back together once the land has been stabilised. There's more information available here -


  1. That's not terribly reassuring, since we live near some very large slate waste tips!