Mane Rail & Infrastructure Issue 13 - September 2019

Our brand new Rail & Infrastructure magazine is Issue 13! Our issue has a look into the hot topics of the moment, covering railway drones, mental health within rail & construction and how the rail industry is helping Britain reach the ambitious net-zero carbon emission target by 2050. We give you an update on the Silvertown Tunnel and the Transpennine Route Upgrade. Not only this, we discuss the work that is going on at airports across the UK in a bid to expand and improve facilities.

All this and more in Issue 13 of the Rail & Infrastructure magazine! Click here to open.

RAILWAY DRONES

We discuss how drones are becoming more of a common site – they can now easily be purchased online and in stores at an affordable price. With railway and roads being vital transportation infrastructures we take a look into how drones can help the rail industry when it comes to providing a cost-effective solution for inspections and checks for hard to access structures such as roofs, bridges, masts & OHL structures.

NOT SO PLANE AND SIMPLE                                                                            

Airports around the UK are continuing to expand and improve their facilities. With millions of pounds going into doing this, we give you an update on what different airports across the UK are up to. We take a look at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Luton, Manchester Airport and more.

SILVERTOWN TUNNEL

The Silvertown Tunnel is a proposed 1.4km long road tunnel due to be constructed underneath the River Thames in East London. The tunnel is said to bring many benefits to London such as helping reduce congestion at the Blackwall Tunnel, allow for new cross-river bus links, reducing the environmental impact of traffic congestion on some of London’s most polluted roads and much more.

CONSTRUCTION IN THE NEWS

We give you an update on the Thames Tideway project, it’s said to be 40% complete with around give years left to go. Not only this, we took a look at the Al Wakrah Stadium in Qatar that was built for the Qatar world cup next year. Lastly, we look at the newly completed Daxing Airport in Beijing that cost an estimated £12 billion to complete.

SILVERTOWN TUNNEL

​​​The Silvertown Tunnel is a proposed 1.4km long road tunnel due to be constructed underneath the River Thames in East London. The tunnel is said to bring many benefits to London such as helping reduce congestion at the Blackwall Tunnel, allow for new cross-river bus links, reducing the environmental impact of traffic congestion on some of London’s most polluted roads and much more.