Case studies

Trans Pennine System

The Northern Hub is a rail project across Northern England that aims to increase train services and reduce journey times between the major cities and towns by electrifying lines and removing a major rail bottleneck in Manchester.

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Use of SnakeGrid for Redoubling of Ebbw Vale railway line in South Wales

Colas Rail Survey has been using SnakeGrid for most of their railway projects. One of the more challenging contracts was Network Rail’s Re-doubling Railway line from Crosskeys Station to Ebbw vale Station in South Wales. This picturesque line is located in one of the Welsh Valleys and follows the Ebbw River. This means the line

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Dublin to Cork rail upgrade project

The Severn Partnership, Shrewsbury.

Prior to the commencement of upgrade work on the 267 kilometre Dublin to Cork railway, the Severn Partnership was commissioned to provide an engineering-grade mapping grid for the entire route along with 12 primary control pairs, 53 secondary control pairs, and over 400 photo control points (PCPs) for an aerial mapping campaign.

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Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed

AECOM, in collaboration with BAM and CH2MHILL and working under the CP5 SNE SI/GI Framework, are to provide advance Ground Investigation, Site Investigation (GI/SI) and survey work at Dunbar, East Linton and Reston on the East Coast Mainline (ECM8).

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