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August 2014

A major rail embankment scheme in Wiltshire on the main east to west line to London included heavy earthworks as part of a stabilisation package along a 800 metre section.  Vertical drainage together with a re-profiling of the slope was carried out whilst keeping the line open, using specialist long reach equipment and a walking excavator.  Maximum reach required was around 30 metres.  WM Plant Hire used machines ranging from 8 to 65 tonnes.

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