Railway Geotechnical Asset Management in Great Britain: How Modern-Day Techniques Help Monitor Railway Infrastructure Dating to the 1800s

by Simon Abbott, Head of Geotechnics; Network Rail, Great Britain, simon.abbott@networkrail.co.uk,

Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2017, Vol. 21, Issue 1, Pg. 50-55

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: This article discusses asset management, risk management, and earthworks failures as experienced by Network Rail (NR), the owner, operator, and asset manager of the majority of the rail network of Great Britain.

Subject Headings: Rail transportation | Geotechnical engineering | Asset management | Infrastructure


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