Rail News

Lanes refurbishment transforms unique rail pump house


Lanes Group’s Rail Division has transformed a “unique” but ugly drainage pump house at end of the Northern Line in South London. Work on the building close to Morden Station, in South Wimbledon, included cladding the external walls in plastic panels and waterproofing the roof, significantly improving what had become a local eyesore. London Underground…

Flooding Solution at Cement Works


Lanes for Drains got to the bottom of persistent flooding at one of the UK’s largest cement works – and saved the company tens of thousands of pounds it expected to have to spend to cure the problem. Lanes engineers based in Sheffield were called in to investigate the flooding of a railway track on…

Lanes new safety device could transform the rail industry


The Lanes Group has developed a simple yet highly innovative safety device that has the potential to transform working at height across the rail industry – significantly improving safety, productivity and staff satisfaction. The new rail safety strop is attached to the rail, acting as a restraint point, to stop staff working at height from entering unsafe areas and…