Insights and News Category Archives: Rail Division

Salisbury Rail Project A Success

Salisbury Rail Demolition a Success The Downwell rail team have just completed another project near Salisbury for Osborne. We were appointed by Osborne to demolish the redundant and dilapidated former footbridge which crossed the London and South Western Railway Line. The project took months of planning on the lead...

Date: 13/11/2017

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PTS Training

I was lucky enough this week to take part in our latest batch of PTS training at the Colas Rail training facility in Purley. The course started on Monday with a day of E-learning which could either be completed at home or at the training facility. Following this there was...

Date: 21/09/2016

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Long John Hill A Success

We were appointed by Volker Fitzpatrick to complete a project for them during a 75 hour possession over the August bank Holiday.  The project was a brick arch spanning Long John Hill, Norwich. You were unable to pass under the bridge for some time as the bridge had been...

Date: 08/09/2016

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Rail Demolition Project Awarded

Downwell Rail have recently been awarded the Long John Hill rail demolition project by Volkerfitzpatrick. The project consists of an arched brick built bridge that crosses Long John Hill and carries trains travelling along the Norwich to Liverpool St, London line. The bridge, which was built in 1850, was inspected...

Date: 16/06/2016

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Downwell Rail Project Aborted

Downwell Rail is no match for British winter Downwell had been awarded a Christmas rail project by Osborne. The project was to dismantle a railway bridge in a small Bedfordshire town called Biggleswade. Months of planning and designing the scheme saw both Downwell and Osborne’s technical teams working flat...

Date: 08/01/2016

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