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Soil nailing and sheet steel piling will form a key element of a railway tunnel upgrade that is about to start in Lancashire to enable line electrification to be completed.
The storm damaged section of the railway line at Dawlish in Devon is to be given some further protection with plans to raise the adjacent footpath.
Timber piles for a substantial waterfront building constructed from trees felled between AD59 to AD83 are among the archaeological finds uncovered during work to rebuild London Bridge Station.
Network Rail must improve its management of earthworks and drainage risk from neighbouring land in order to minimise the risk of landslides on the UK rail network, according to a report published today.
Network Rail has confirmed that Bam Nuttall has completed repairs to a landslip-damaged embankment in Surrey five days ahead of schedule.
Industry-wide need for a standardised approach to condition monitoring and maintenance of rock netting was identified as priority by the UK’s leading infrastructure organisations at a meeting last week.
Network Rail has said that it needs to remove a further 60,000m3 of material from the Hatfield Colliery site over the next few weeks in order for limited rail services to resume on 8 July.
Rail services between Goole and Doncaster have been halted after a landslip in a colliery spoil, which was first noticed on Sunday, deteriorated.
Landslide derails Lancaster trainSubscription
Work is underway to stabilise a landslide that derailed a Northern Rail train close to St Bees station and also stranded a relief train sent to rescue the 102 passengers trapped aboard the derailed train.
Benchmarking indicates rail efficiency potentialSubscription
Providing basic training in geotechnics for rail operatives could help improve delivery of Network Rail’s earthworks asset management programme, according to specialists from French rail operator SNCF.