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24 May 2021

Rest and Be Thankful: an update on the landslide mitigation works

Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland: a remarkable bund, 6 m high and 180 m long, has been constructed to protect the Old Military Road from landslides

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20 April 2021

The 19 April 2021 coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in North Wales

The 19 April 2021 coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in North Wales, which was caught on a brilliant video by a woman on the beach.

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30 March 2021

The resilience of rail infrastructure: reports from the Network Rail earthworks and weather advisory task forces

The resilience of rail infrastructure: reports from the Network Rail earthworks and weather advisory task forces

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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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1 March 2021

Staithes: an interesting place to pitch a tent for the weekend

Staithes: an interesting place to pitch a tent for the weekend. A couple and their child pitched their tent on the top of a landslide block

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4 February 2021

The White Cliffs of Dover chalk cliff collapse

The 3 February 2021 White Cliffs of Dover chalk cliff collapse in Kent, England, which was caught on a brilliant video.

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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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5 April 2020

The 1935 colliery landslide in Cwmaman, South Wales

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.

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