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Default Overhead power cables.

On Fri, 5 Jan 2018 09:50:57 +0000, alan_m wrote:

On 04/01/2018 11:47, Dave Plowman (News) wrote:
Just how many time to these have to be replaced in a storm before they get
the message that they'd survive a storm if underground?

And how many times do they have to be replaced when a JCB digs them up
before they get the message that they survive road/building work if kept
above ground where they can be seen?

For the mobile crane driver that drove along the access road towards Hartlepool
Power Station, with the jib unlatched it can be safely assumed that he will
notice the overhead lines operating at 275kV the next time. The sound of a
dozen or so tyres exploding and craters being instantly formed in the road
surface while he shat himself in the cab will remind him too.