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    Engineering Fail

    Ananova - Builders bungle train tunnel

    Bungling engineers have been left red-faced after building a railway tunnel that's too small for trains to actually fit through.

    The costly mistake was only discovered when inspectors measured the finished tunnel in the Polish capital, Warsaw, and realised the roof was so low that no trains would get under it.
    The ****-up is the latest in a series of public transport construction fiascoes in Poland.

    A tunnel built recently to divert lorry traffic in Warsaw turned out to be too low for lorries.

    Last year, the Polish road authority produced plans for two sections of major motorway that would have missed each other by five miles - each coming to a dead end in the middle of the countryside.



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    Re: Engineering Fail

    Wow... talk about effcient


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    Re: Engineering Fail

    Sounds llike they need to go across the border and hire some German Engineers...



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    Re: Engineering Fail

    So the story about the Pollack is true??


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    Re: Engineering Fail

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    So the story about the Pollack is true??
    Well, if you've ever been to Poland, you'd know something just isn't quite right upstairs when you look take a look at their faucets - the cold water is on the left hand side and the hot water is on the right


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    Re: Engineering Fail

    They were probally drinking a little too much of the "little water" over there...


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    Re: Engineering Fail

    This is funny & sad...


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    Re: Engineering Fail

    yea that's just hilarious.




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    Re: Engineering Fail

    The company the engineers work for also probably makes trains. They're just looking to score the contract to develop a newer shorter train to fit through the tunnel. Brilliant!



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    Re: Engineering Fail

    At least they realized the mistake before they sent a train through the tunnel.



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    Re: Engineering Fail

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    So the story about the Pollack is true??
    Apparently so



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    Re: Engineering Fail

    Engineering Fail

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    Re: Engineering Fail

    Your Polish tax dollars at work.


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