So Steve Munro decided to compare the portion by the park original, with the new rendering that is the station and by the community center. Which by the way never had a landscaped wall, just the park area between stations.Steve's Article begins with a notation that the work is intended to raise bridge clearances:
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Also of note is a significant change in the profile of the embankment as seen here (original on top, new at the bottom)
The intent appears to be to remove much of the (presumably vegetated) soils that would have covered the retaining walls.
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