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Piling and ground investigations

With vast experience in geotechnical installations, VolkerRail understand how important it is to properly strengthen and support any structure, especially in areas with weak soil and earth.

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Using our multi-skilled in-house teams and state-of-the-art equipment, we have the capability to deliver a wide range of piling solutions, using a variety of technologies.

Our team has specialist expertise in the installation of overhead line equipment, signal gantries, and platforms, and has the knowledge and skills needed to install a full range of piles, of varying types and sizes.

Whether on- or off-track, we work with our clients to meet their needs, offering full turnkey solutions, supporting projects with ground investigation and design, and also supplying materials.

In-house support

Our in-house support includes astate-of-the-art road rail fleet, supported by some of the industry’s best maintainer operators, who have decades of experience, along with:

  • Piling attachments for a range of piling types, include a Movax SG50V and SG60 side grip pile drivers, and a BSP DX-RT25 hammer.
  • CRE and engineering support teams.
  • Collaboration abilities with our sister company, VolkerGround Engineering, to maximise our joint knowledge and experience.

We are a RISQS approved and hold a Network Rail Principal Contractor’s License, are a Plant Operating Scheme provider, and directly employ all safety critical staff.

In addition, we also have the ability to plan, approve and manage all any line open (ALO) requirements.

Piling services

  • Sheet piling
  • CHS piling
  • Helical ‘screw’ piling
  • H Section/King Post piling
  • Concrete piling
  • Pre-cast piling
  • Ground investigations
  • Structure removal and installation
  • Piling design

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