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4 March 2013

New images of the Hatfield Colliery (coal mine) landslide in northern England

New images have appeared on Twitter of the Hatfield Colliery landslide. These show some amazing deformation patterns at the toe of the landslide

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19 December 2012

Unbelievable – a video of a landslide striking and derailing a freight train in Everett, near Seattle, USA

On Monday a landslide derailed a freight train Everett, near Seattle in Washington State, USA. The landslide was caught on a remarkable video

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14 December 2012

Images of a railway landslide in the Canadian Rockies

Some images of a spectacular rockslide in western Canada that blocked the CN mainline last month

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30 November 2012

Multiple landslides in the UK in the last week

A selection of landslides triggered by the recent uusually heavy rainfall across the UK

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28 July 2012

A landslide is rapidly destroying a World Heritage site in India

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage site, has been closed by a landslide at Tindharia

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30 June 2012

The train derailment on the West Highland line on Thursday

The Daily Mail has a set of images of the train derailed by a landslide on Thursday on the West Highland line in Scotland

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29 June 2012

Railway landslides in the UK yesterday

Intense rainfall brought by thunderstorms triggered multiple landslides on the UK rail network yesterday

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1 May 2012

Two railway landslides in the UK

In exceptionally heavy rainfall over the last week in the UK there has been two significant landslide events on railway lines.

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22 September 2011

Catching up part 2: landslides in NY State and Germany; the trial of the Italian Seismologists; and a video of a landslide on the Mohawk River

Updates on landslide events over the last few weeks – including a new video, a trai accident in Germany, landslides from Hurricane Irene, and the trial of the Italian seismologists.

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8 March 2011

Distorted railway lines in the Christchurch Earthquake

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.

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