Rail News

Lanes rail drainage experts support train service boost


Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has carried out a programme of works to support a multi-million-pound project aiming to double the number of train services on a Welsh railway line. The Lanes Cardiff depot was commissioned by contractor AmcoGiffen to provide rail drainage services for the upgrade of the 19-mile-long Ebbw Vale Line…

Helping the drains take the strain


Volatile weather generated by climate change is likely to put more strain on rail drainage systems than ever before. Innovative thinking and technical excellence from Lanes Group plc is delivering solutions. Whether it is solving challenging flash flooding problems at a London rail terminus, maintaining stations on the UK’s newest railway line, or carrying out…

High-tech camera survey supports heritage railway plans


Drainage engineers have helped volunteers with their ambitious plans to fully reopen a 170-year-old railway line by carrying out a survey of a large culvert that gave them a very pleasant surprise. The drainage investigation team from Lanes Group plc used a robotic camera to obtain HD-quality video footage at every point along the perfectly…