Transport News

Hus honoured by 7/7 anniversary invitation


Hus Ibrahim of the Lanes Group’s London depot has been invited to a service to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in the capital which killed 52 people and injured hundreds more. Lanes is a facilities management contractor for London Underground (LU) and provides manpower, equipment and services for unusual situations on the tube network. Underground bosses…

Hus Ibrahim 7/7 Invite

Lanes drainage expertise supports highway schemes in Devon and Cornwall


Lanes Group engineers based at the company’s depot in Plymouth have been supporting drainage maintenance and development schemes on the highway network across Cornwall and Devon. Teams have been out on main roads carrying out highways drainage maintenance work in Cornwall, as well as supporting a major road improvement scheme near Plymouth in Devon. The highway drainage maintenance work…

Lanes Group wins biggest rail bridge painting project


London Underground has commissioned Lanes Group to paint a major railway bridge on the Jubilee Line in West London. The four-month project to strip and paint the 100-year-old bridge on the line between Kilburn and West Hampstead will require enough paint to cover an area the size of 30 tennis courts – or one and a quarter full-sized…

Kilburn Bridge on Jubilee Line

Lanes and London Underground line up track drainage “revolution”


Lanes Group is working in partnership with London Underground to test technology that aims to solve one of the most notorious drainage maintenance problems on the Tube network. The company is trialling a vacuumation system called Big Brute on the Metropolitan Line north of Baker Street, which is acknowledged as having the most challenging track drainage system on London…

London Underground Logo

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…

Unique rail pump house