Rail News

Rail culvert clearance proves power of water jetting

02/08/2018

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have demonstrated the power of water jetting when deployed to clear silt, rubble, and boulders from large-diameter railway culverts. A team of drainage operatives from the company’s Manchester depot removed 25 tonnes of material from a 30-metre-long culvert under the Manchester to Wigan railway line at Atherton in just…

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Seven month rail viaduct repair project a success

15/12/2017

Lanes Group plc’s Rail Division has completed a substantial project to repair a viaduct carrying the Piccadilly Line over a river in West London. In a programme work that lasted seven months, large sections of brickwork on the viaduct across the River Brent near Alperton were replaced, reset, and repointed. Remote monitoring equipment has been…

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