civil and structural engineering for rail

Roughton's expertise in the rail sector falls into the broad categories of buildings, and civil and structural engineering.

The civil and structural engineering requirements of a rail project can have a dramatic impact on the overall complexity and cost.

The range of civil and structural engineering services we offer includes:

  • Structural assessment and inspection
  • Feasibility/option studies, production of CDS documents, scheme and detailed design and refurbishment of:
    • Pumped and gravity foul and surface water drainage
    • Bridges and highways
    • Concrete, steel, masonry and composite structures
    • Ground stabilisation schemes
    • River/groundwater projects
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  • Asset condition inspections and tracing surveys
  • Contaminated land and water investigations
  • Geotechnical investigations
  • Planning, management and supervision of the construction process

Additionally, we are experienced in providing technical input to the formation of new strategies and working practice guidelines, such as:

  • the production of a number of design standards, manuals and procedures
  • research and investigation into the use of new methods of repairing track drainage such as hydraulic pipe bursting
  • research and development of new materials such as HDPE and carbon fibre
  • development of the use of aerial photography
  • asset data management systems

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