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Yesterday a rail accident near to Stonehaven in Scotland killed three people. There is speculation that it was caused by a landslide. This shines a light on the challenges of managing ageing earthworks on the UK rail system.
The 1970 movie The Railway Children featured a translational landslide that blocked a railway track. Fortunately three children were on hand to save the day
Some images of a spectacular rockslide in western Canada that blocked the CN mainline last month
The latest edition of landslides in art, this time featuring a Victorian lithograph from Devon, Southern England
After the September 2010 Darfield earthquake I posted Malcolm Teesdale’s now famous image of distorted railway track. This post provides an update in light of the Christchurch earthquake, including an explanation as to why this type of deformation can occur in tracks.
Updates – the Canterbury earthquake railway line; Hurricane Tomas and Haiti; and Manchhar lake in Pakistan
This is a general update email on a range of recent posts: 1. The railway line affected by the Canterbury Earthquake in New Zealand Yesterday I posted the image to the left of the deformation to a railway line were it crossed the surface expression of the fault that was responsible for the Canterbury Earthquake in New Zealand. A number of people contributed to the discussion (thanks to you all) …