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9 October 2020
The problematic A83 at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland: the cause of the landslide problems that cause repeated disruption
25 August 2020
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has released factual information about the fatal landslide-induced train derailment at Carmont
13 August 2020
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.
5 April 2020
In 1935 a large colliery landslide came very close to causing major damage to Cwmaman in South Wales. An archive Pathe News report provides detail.
18 February 2020
Images of the Tylorstown landslide show that it was a rotational landslide in coal waste that transitioned into a flowslide.
17 February 2020
A significant landslide occurred at Tylorstown in South Wales yesterday. There are indications that this occurred at the site of a coal waste spoil tip.
7 January 2020
On 6 January 2020 a large coastal landslide occurred at Trimingham in north Norfolk, eastern England. This is an area of complex glaciotectonic deposits that control the style of landsliding.
12 September 2019
During construction of the Broomhead reservoir, near Sheffield, in the 1920s and 1930s, a large, deep-seated landslide caused major problems
2 September 2019
On 22nd January 2018 a train was derailed by a landslide at Loch Eilt in north-west Scotland. The RAIB report explains why the landslide was not retained by a catch fence installed at the location.
13 June 2019
A video has been widely shared showing a very complex, dynamic landslide in glacial materials on coastal cliffs at Sidestrand, eastern England