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Marine And Water Safety Services To The Railway Infrastructure

Safety For Railway Workers Near Water

Welcome to Titanium UK's railway infrastructure marine services.

Titanium UK has established a strong safe track record of being within budget and on time for a wide range marine railway services, including waterside railway construction, waterside rail maintenance projects, rail bridge works spanning water and protection of rail workers working near water by the provision of rescue boat services.

Titanium UK are an established framework contractor undertaking a variety of projects for the Train Operating Companies and Local Authorities.

Our qualified water safety officers, design staff, workforce and project management teams focus on:

  • Delivering efficiency required by the modern rail industry and promoting the benefits of early contractor involvement
  • Delivering safety for all through close networking with all stakeholders to mitigate and identify all risks
  • Eliminating disruption to passengers including careful use of possessions and planning through efficient programming and planning thus protecting rail operations
  • Delivering sustainable, accessible and cost effective designs

Titanium UK assist with a wide range of waterside rail projects from major infrastructure schemes to minor station access improvements and general maintenance. Our diverse capability includes the following range of activities:

  • Waterside Re-Modelling Schemes
  • Project Management
  • Waterside Civil Engineering and Construction
  • Line-side Structures
  • Bridges and DDA Access
  • Waterside Building Construction And Maintenance
  • Waterside Platform Construction
  • Waterside Extensions And General Improvements
  • Waterside Rail Track Repairs
  • Waterside Tree Removal
  • Waterside Scaffolding Services
  • Waterside Inspection Maintenance And repair
  • Waterside Cleaning Schedules


Titanium UK's extensive complimentary waterside engineering, civil's construction, regeneration, demolition, building and maintenance services allow us to offer  complex facilities management and infrastructure schemes thus delivering our rail clients a complete project package.

Please contact Titanium UK's waterside railway services team for further information.

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Values And Principles Of A Leading Underwater Services Company

Customers

Our clients voice will be made heard throughout our company.We will focus all of our energy towards satisfying the needs of our customers in an efficient and effective manner.

 

Skilled Staff

Our highly skilled and experienced staff are our most valued asset. It is the work of our trained employees that is the hub of our business. We will involve staff on all levels in the continuous improvement of our quality services.

 

Health And Safety

The Health and Safety Policy of UK Diving Services is to undertake everything reasonably practicable to prevent injury and ill health to all employees and others affected by our operations.

 

Environment

We recognize that we all share this Earth and thus UK Diving Services is committed to using environmentally safe (green) products, recycling and energy conserving equipment whenever possible. UK Diving Services is fully committed to researching new procedures, chemicals and products that will add weight and move our environmental mission forward.

 

Equipment, Methods & Supplies

We will use the best available engineering, construction, cleaning and finishing supplies, equipment and methods. New products and ideas will be incorporated on a continuous basis to help maximize the value of the services to our clients.

 

Integrity

 We promise to do what we say.

We promise stand by all of our work.

We promise not  to compromise our commitment to:

The environment

The ethical conduct of our business

The policies and rules our clients have in place at any work site.

UK Law
 

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COMPANY NEWS

Our Underwater Surveyors Survey A Nine Arch Masonry Bridge Structure With 3D Sonar

Our dive service supported by 3D sonar as pictured below is an advanced sonar imagery system allowing engineers to use an accurate working model in CAD as a point cloud .xyz file. The acoustic sonar produces high resolution images where underwater voids, undermining, scour and structural section loss can be identified in zero visibility water conditions

Scour Protection As Part Of Bridge Repair Programme

Our dive service recently provided a full principle inspection of a seven span masonry stone arch bridge. The report concluded scour present and immediate remedial works were undertaken by placing of scour pack grout filled bags and raising the river bed with granite rock armour scour protection.

 

 

Northamptonshire Council Engage Our Diving Services For Principle Bridge Inspections

Our inspection diving teams have been engaged by Northamptonshire council for the purpose of surveying several multi-arch stone bridge structures. The scope of works includes both GI and PI inspections including the placing of scour protection and pointing as part of the specified remedial works.

Diving Surveyors Provide Dive Surveys On Bridge And Marine Structures Nationwide

Our dive teams have recently undertaken numerous underwater video and sonar surveys on structures across the UK on behalf of Transport Scotland and the MOD. The structures varied from Bridges, Jetties, docks, moorings and river walls.

UKDS Contracted To Atkins On Behalf Of Severn Trent Water

UK Diving Services have been commissioned by ATKINS to undertake numerous bridge inspections and sonar surveys on behalf of Severn Trent Water. The inspections include a variety of structures and bridges spanning small stream like waterways to large muti-span structures spanning 30 meter deep reservoirs. The works include diving and confined space access to flooded bearing chambers as part of principle inspections of both the submerged and exposed components of the bridge structures

UK Diving Services Deliver Principle Bridge Inspections For Angus Council

Once again Angus council have contracted UK Diving Services as their primary choice to undertake their culvert and bridge inspections. The surveys included multiple small stone arched bridges to box culvert structures. Full HSE dive teams were utilised to inspect the below water elements of each structure as per scope of works

Thames Safety Boat Services By UK Diving Services

UKDS are providing safety boat hire services on the tidal river Thames. Our safety boats are licensed under the PLA and offer rapid rescue support to contractors working over, on or near the water. All our crews are experienced skippers with backgrounds from the military and emergency services.

UKDS Now Provide Hovercraft Rescue Safety And Access Services

Our hovercraft are commercial spec and covered under the hovercraft code of practice. We offer hovercraft hire and rental services to companies and contractors seeking to charter safe alternatives to conventional work vessels.

Our hovercraft provide rapid support to work crews and operatives working in areas where tidal water levels drop and pose a risk due to soft mud or sudden flooding. We can also provide support on fast flowing rivers where conventional safety boats cannot operate.

UKDS Win Underwater Bridge Inspection Contract On Behalf Of Glasgow County Council

UKDS have undertaken several underwater surveys on bridges within Glasgow. The surveys included underwater video and sonar recorded in BCI format

UK Diving Services Secure Safety Boat Hire Services At London Gateway River Thames

UKDS are currently preparing for safety boat hire operations at London Gateway on the tidal Thames estuary in London.

We will be providing a 7.5 meter Rib boat for standby rescue whilst operatives are working above the water from the dockside. The PLA regulations require a safety boat present whilst crews are working on or over water on the river Thames

Our skippers are highly trained operatives who currently work for the emergency services and previously with the British Military. We will be providing all legal documentation including Rams and certification of both our staff and the vessel.

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