Case Studies - Civil, Geotechnical & Earthworks Enhancements

Earthworks and Geotechnical services include:

  • Rockfall prevention systems
  • Rock anchoring
  • Debris flow barriers
  • Catch fences
  • Erosion protection systems
  • Soil nailing
  • Embankment and cutting stabilisation works (Rock Cutting)
  • Land slip remediation
  • Slope drainage systems
Mulben Mulben

Mulben

Earthworks Enhancements Case Study

Mulben slope on the Aberdeen to Inverness line near Keith is a 45m high soil slope which has caused Network Rail problems for...

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Bishopton East Soil Cutting Bishopton East Soil Cutting

Bishopton East Soil Cutting

Earthworks Enhancements Case Study

At Bishopton East, both Up and Down sides of the cutting were exhibiting historical problems which had the potential for furt...

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Inveresk Soil Cutting Inveresk Soil Cutting

Inveresk Soil Cutting

Earthworks Enhancements Case Study

A soil cutting at Inveresk had been subjected to extensive rabbit infestation for a number of years, resulting in multiple sm...

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Bishopton West Rock Cutting Bishopton West Rock Cutting

Bishopton West Rock Cutting

Geotechnical Case Study

QTS have been delivering solutions to Network Rail in Scotland since 2005.  At Bishopton, the use of disruptive access and de...

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East Coast Rock Cuttings 2015/16 East Coast Rock Cuttings 2015/16

East Coast Rock Cuttings 2015/16

Geotechnical Case Study

A total of 32 slopes spread over 9 sites and 12 miles make up this extensive project.  Delivered over 35 weeks, this project...

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Mossend Mossend

Mossend

Earthworks Enhancements Case Study

A regrade of the existing cutting was required, however the adjacent depot used the siding so coordination around train movem...

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Pinmore Pinmore

Pinmore

Earthworks Enhancements Case Study

Following various attempts by other contractors to fix a serious problem with drainage at this slope, QTS were instructed to...

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Drumlanrig

Drumlanrig

Geotechnical Case Study

The north portal of Drumlanrig Tunnel on the GSW was overgrown with trees and required works to the rock cutting approach, as...

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Lamberton Lamberton

Lamberton

Geotechnical Case Study

This site, situated close to the border on the East Coast Mainline, required rock netting and catch-fences to make the site s...

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Oban Oban

Oban

Geotechnical Case Study

Managing 8 different sites on the Oban line spread over 12 miles was a test in logistics.  Time on site during this design &a...

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