Low-carbon concrete turns Dawlish sea wall a greener shade of grey

Network Rail’s coastal protection scheme on the south Devon coastline is benefitting from the latest in construction technology, with low carbon concrete being used to reinforce the new, bigger sea wall structure at Dawlish.

Low-carbon concrete turns Dawlish sea wall a greener shade of grey Low-carbon concrete turns Dawlish sea wall a greener shade of grey Low-carbon concrete turns Dawlish sea wall a greener shade of grey Low-carbon concrete turns Dawlish sea wall a greener shade of grey Low-carbon concrete turns Dawlish sea wall a greener shade of grey

The low carbon concrete is being used to backfill behind the piles as the new sea wall is built at Dawlish

Following a devastating storm in February 2014 which struck the coastline at Dawlish and cut off the only railway line to the south-west, Network Rail is in the midst of its work to improve the