The continual improvement and upgrade to the UK’s rail infrastructure is a key focus for Plowman Craven. We work closely with clients to provide accurate and efficient measurement solutions that assist the maintenance of a safe and cost effective rail and underground network.
Having surveyed large areas of the overground rail network and approximately 60% of the London Underground, Plowman Craven brings a wealth of experience to all rail projects. Evidence of our commitment to the rail sector is shown in our continued investment in emerging technologies such as mobile 3D laser scanning, track measuring systems, digital photography and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) while embracing new approaches such as BIM in Rail and UAV rail surveys using our new Vogel R3D system. We have the reputation of providing bespoke and unique solutions to overcome the most technical requirements.
We have dedicated in-house safety accredited/passed rail surveyors and offer an experienced workforce capable of undertaking any rail project ranging from highly accurate track measurement for gauging purposes to full 3D models of stations.
- Track alignment and topographic P-way surveys
- Structural gauging and ClearRoute™ analysis
- GNSS control surveys
- Mobile 3D Laser scanning
- OLE height and stagger surveys
- Slab track and tamping surveys
- Tunnel Surveys
- Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Rail
- Aerial Surveys and Inspections
- Correlation Surveys
- Underground Utilities Mapping & Topographical Surveys