TG3006 : Damaged telephone pole - how long does it take (3)

taken 8 months ago, near to Surlingham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Damaged telephone pole - how long does it take (3)
Damaged telephone pole - how long does it take (3)
How long does it take for a damaged telephone pole to be replaced and the telephone wires to be reconnected? In this case it took five days.

A telephone pole beside Bramerton Road was hit by a vehicle with such force that it snapped, taking the wires attached to it down with it > LinkExternal link. It took three days before a technician appeared to assess the damage, despite it having been reported shortly after the accident had happened. Two trucks, one containing the technicians' mobile workshop (depicted here) and the other a new pole and the machinery required for the job of setting it up > LinkExternal link finally arrived 5 days after the event. In the meantime, affected householders were advised to contact BT's helpline for updates - somewhat difficult to do without a phone and no internet connection!
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 16 July, 2017
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3040 0604 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.1954N 1:24.0622E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3041 0603
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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