South Australia & NT Chapter

Geotechnical Aspects Of Railways

Derek Arnott & Wayne Potter

PRESENTER 1: Derek Arnott, URS, Adelaide Office
Derek will present examples of railway earthwork remedial schemes undertaken in the UK. A variety of remedial schemes will be discussed including slope drainage, soil nails, gabions and slope stabilising piles.

PRESENTER 2: Wayne Potter, Australian Rail Track Corporation
Wayne will present his talk on Geotechnical Engineering in Rail: Complexities and Challenges. His talk will include recent advances in research, as well as examples of failures and how the rail industry assesses geotechnical risk.

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