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  • Terram: Scunthorpe station trackbed support
    Scunthorpe station trackbed support
    Terram
    A full renewal of the platform was required at Scunthorpe station. Network Rail specified TERRAM PW1 trackbed separator for this project, providing a solution for both the reinforcement and stability issues in one product.
  • CLD Fencing Systems: Railway fencing – Staffordshire Alliance
    Railway fencing – Staffordshire Alliance
    CLD Fencing Systems
    One of the last remaining bottlenecks on the West Coast Main Line has opened ahead of schedule allowing smoother and more reliable journeys for passengers on one of Europe’s busiest railway lines. The new flyover at Norton...
  • Terram: Railway track renewals at Standedge Tunnel
    Railway track renewals at Standedge Tunnel
    Terram
    TERRAM PW1 trackbed separator geosynthetic was specified for a track renewal through Standedge Tunnel, in the Yorkshire Pennines. This is one of the most challenging track renewal projects by Network Rail, due to the natural...
  • Zaun: HiSec fencing for phase 1 of East West Rail Link
    HiSec fencing for phase 1 of East West Rail Link
    Zaun
    HiSec high security fencing was supplied by Zaun for the first phase of construction on the East West Rail Link. East West Rail is a major project to establish a strategic railway connecting East Anglia with Central,...
  • Phi Group: Welded mesh gabion baskets for railway cutting
    Welded mesh gabion baskets for railway cutting
    Phi Group
    The Great Western Route is undergoing a period of modernisation with the upgrading of infrastructure to make journeys faster and services more reliable. Part of this scheme is the Horfield Cutting where an extra lane is...
  • Marshalls CPM: Retaining wall for Network Rail embankment stability
    Retaining wall for Network Rail embankment stability
    Marshalls CPM
    The River Hem (which flows adjacent to the main Paddington to Penzance railway line) rises significantly due to heavy, prolonged rain and has resulted in the erosion of the embankment. As part of the Network Rail Scour...
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: Anchors and drainage for embankment strengthening
    Anchors and drainage for embankment strengthening
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    A 1km stretch of railway embankment at Burgess Hill required stabilisation. Sheet piles were required to a depth of 8m and a drainage system was needed for water that had built up within the embankment. B06 anchors with...
  • Kee Systems: Kee Systems provides safety along railway route
    Kee Systems provides safety along railway route
    Kee Systems
    Kee Klamp® guardrail fittings and BoxBolt® fixing solutions have been installed along the new East West Railway protect pedestrians, drivers and maintenance teams accessing electrical boxes along the train track. Network...
  • Barkers Fencing: Vehicle mitigation palisade fencing for busy rail track
    Vehicle mitigation palisade fencing for busy rail track
    Barkers Fencing
    Barkers Fencing supplied a StronGuard™ RCS palisade fencing system for a narrow construction site adjacent to a busy rail track. Lovell Partnerships, a housing developer, was building on an area of land running parallel to a...
  • Jacksons Fencing: Rail noise reduction for local residents
    Rail noise reduction for local residents
    Jacksons Fencing
    Jacksons Fencing was selected to design, manufacture and install of a run of acoustic barriers over a 15m soil bund to achieve an effective height of 4.5m for a new rail freight depot directly opposite a residential housing...
  • Barkers Fencing: Steel palisade fencing protects station against vehicles
    Steel palisade fencing protects station against vehicles
    Barkers Fencing
    A high security fencing system was required to protect a railway platform from vehicle-borne threat. StronGuard™RCS75 is the only standalone steel palisade security fencing system accredited to PAS68. It will stop a 7500kg...
  • Phi Group: Gabion retaining wall for Horfield Cutting
    Gabion retaining wall for Horfield Cutting
    Phi Group
    Almost 1,000m of Phi welded mesh gabions were used as part of the works at Horfield Cutting on the Great Western rail route. The gabion retaining wall is up to 5m high in places
  • Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control: Geoweb for rail load support  Borders Rail, Galashiels
    Geoweb for rail load support Borders Rail, Galashiels
    Greenfix Soil Stabilisation & Erosion Control
    The Borders Railway is the longest new domestic railway to be constructed in Britain for over 100 years. It will see four new stations built in Midlothian and three in the Scottish Borders and cut journey times between...
  • BCM GRC: Elevated channel ducting - Peterborough-Doncaster GNGE
    Elevated channel ducting - Peterborough-Doncaster GNGE
    BCM GRC
    This multiple phase project for Network Rail saw the installation of approximately 12,000 linear metres for elevated channels from BCM GRC Ltd. The contractor, Carillion, installed an average of 90 linear metres per shift,...