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22 March 2021

The preferred route corridor for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful

Late last week the Scottish Government announced the preferred route corridor for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful. The road will remain within Glen Croe, but there is a range of options for how it will be aligned.

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9 February 2021

Southannan: a major railway landslide in Scotland

Southannan: a major railway landslide in Scotland over the weekend has blocked the line between Ardrossan and Largs

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4 January 2021

The Trotternish landslide complex on the Isle of Skye in Scotland

Understanding the Trotternish landslide complex on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, perhaps the most beautiful landslides on Earth?

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30 November 2020

Developing problems at Rest and Be Thankful

In recent weeks the landslide problems at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland have continued to develop, causing increased disruption

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9 October 2020

Rest and Be Thankful: the cause of the landslide problems

The problematic A83 at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland: the cause of the landslide problems that cause repeated disruption

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25 August 2020

Initial information about the fatal landslide-induced train derailment at Carmont, Scotland

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has released factual information about the fatal landslide-induced train derailment at Carmont

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13 August 2020

Stonehaven: landslides on the UK railway network

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.

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18 December 2018

Loch Quoich landslide: an interesting and disruptive failure in the Highlands of Scotland

Loch Quioch landslide: an interesting and disruptive failure in the Highlands of Scotland in November, including drone footage

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5 January 2016

Abergeldie Castle: extreme riverbank erosion threatens a 16th Century castle in Scotland

In Scotland, extreme rainfall has induced riverbank erosion that has left the 16th Abergeldie Castle at risk of imminent collapse.

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10 December 2015

Landslides triggered by Storm Desmond in the UK last weekend

Storm Desmond brought record-breaking rainfall to Cumbria and Scotland this weekend, causing extensive landsliding across a large area.

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