Dawlish Railway Repairs – ICE Essex Lecture

Last week I attended the first Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Essex Branch lecture of the 2014/15 session at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) in Chelmsford.  The subject was the Dawlish Railway Repairs and a very interesting and informative lecture was given bu Emma Lewis of Network Rail and Jon Powell of consulting Engineers Tony Gee …

Southend Bridge Replacement

Last weekend saw the 130 year old bridge that carries the railway over Southend High Street replaced with a new one in the space of barely two days.  This was an impressive engineering feat and a very real example to many people in Southend just what professional civil engineers and engineering companies can achieve.  I missed the …