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Category Archives: Pedestrian Guardrail

Using metal pedestrian parapets on culvert structures

Pedestrian parapet is an ideal product for use on culvert structures, to fix on top of the headwalls and wingwalls that form the structure.

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Pedestrian guardrail replaced on busy Liverpool highway

Alpha Rail was appointed by Metor Services to supply 985 pedestrian guardrail panels as part of a Highways England project in Liverpool.

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The History of Optirail High Visibility Guardrail

Alpha Rail has been a leading manufacturer of pedestrian guardrail products since 1985. However, our Optirail has a history dating back to the late ‘70s!

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How can Pedestrian Guardrail help with social distancing measures?

In these times of uncertainty, lockdowns, and social distancing, guiding the flow of pedestrians is now more relevant than ever.

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Alpha Rail pedestrian guardrail installed at another Airbus location

A new project at the Filton site in Bristol has seen the supply and installation of more pedestrian guardrail to the same specification of

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Product Feature – M1 Pedestrian Guardrail

The primary purpose of pedestrian guardrail is to guide pedestrians to safe crossing points along busy highways. The most simple form of pedestrian guardrail manufactured by Alpha Rail is the M1 style, a common sight on roadsides across the length and breadth of Britain. It is a unit panel design with full height infills, requiring no extra posts.

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Decorative pedestrian guardrail supplied as part of Nine Elms railway bridge regeneration project

Decorative pedestrian guardrail has been supplied by Alpha Rail as part of a regeneration project at Nine Elms by Wandsworth Council and artist Yinka Ilori

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Choosing the correct type of pedestrian guardrail – what to consider

What should you consider when choosing pedestrian guardrail? Alpha Rail provides advice on selecting the correct type of guardrail for your project.

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What to consider when installing Optirail pedestrian guardrail on highways projects

When working on a highways project where visibility is of most importance, many will opt for Alpha Rail’s Optirail pedestrian guardrail, which is considered to be the market leading product since its creation in the 1980’s.

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