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Handsworth Cutting

Brief Description

Handsworth cutting on the Deepcar to Cleethorpes line is cut through coal measures with bands of sandstone and siltstone/mudstone. The local geology has weathered leading to unstable cutting slopes with a history of rockfalls in the cutting, most notably one causing the derailment of a train in 1996 on the…

The Soft Option

Brief Description

CML has over 30 years experience in designing and installing 'soft option' scour protection. This approach is the perfect low impact solution for environmentally sensitive sites.

Wood Street Station Car Park, Middlesbrough

Brief Description

Wood Street Station Car Park is located immediately to the east of Middlesbrough Railway Station. The permanent closure of another nearby Station Car Park on Zetland Road due to age related structural issues resulted in increased use of the car park on Wood Street.

Farnley Haugh Landslide Repair

Brief Description

The 25 m deep cutting slope at Farnley Haugh suffered a significant failure on 7 January 2016 resulting in the closure of the Newcastle to Carlisle Line, between Hexham and Prudhoe. Over 70,000 tonnes of slip material would end up having to be removed from the cutting to stabilise the…

Darton Embankment Cess Retention

Brief Description

Darton Embankment near Barnsley was the scene of a major collaborative venture between CML, Network Rail and Balfour Beatty to make shared use of a blockade to simultaneously replace an underbridge and repair an embankment.

William Ransom School

Brief Description

William Ransom Primary School in Hertfordshire directly borders the site of significant slope stabilisation works on the East Coast Mainline, carried out as part of the Enhanced Spend Scheme. The failing rock and soil slopes were to be remediated by scaling weak materials from the slope faces and installing 4m…