We often go under or over them, and the only time they appear in a newspaper, magazine, or even on a TV/Radio programme is when one has collapsed/been hit by a lorry/prevented an upgrade of track/electrification.
As I said in my original intro to this item,
“One of the most obvious aspects of building railways is that it is impossible to achieve a perfectly level and unbroken alignment with no obstructions between point A and point B.
….. not all obstructions are natural ones. Some may have resulted from the obstinacy of a landowner to allow access for the railway, through, or over, his properly.”
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