Global Rail Construction Ltd is a Principal Contractor and a leading UK provider of design and build services to clients in the rail and transportation sector.
Network Rail (NR) Principal Contractor, Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL), were contracted by NR Wessex Works Delivery Track for a £200k Plain Line Refurbishment of Gibbets Lane on the Frimley Line.
Global Rail Construction engaged with supply chain partner, KGJ Price, in order to support Network Rail to deliver this track package of works on the Wessex Route.
During CP6, Global Rail Construction has also successfully supported Works Delivery in both Wessex and the South East with discrete work banks which have included re-sleepering, S&C refurb works and rerailing.
Due to maintenance DU capacity during week 50, Global Rail Construction Limited were engaged to deliver a £100k fixed diamond replacement project to remove track defects, crippled joints and track quality issues. The project demonstrated Global Rail Construction’s ability to rapidly mobilise, undertake detailed planning in tight timescales and deliver a professional and quality project in collaboration with the Network Rail teams.
Global Rail Construction were responsible for the detailed planning of the works, providing safety documentation, hour by hour programme and inspection and test plans for the works. The company carried out the surveying and marking out of the works, and supported logistics for plant and materials deliveries.
As part of the Sussex Region’s ongoing maintenance and renewals programme, Network Rail Works Delivery Unit (DU) engaged with Global Rail Construction Limited (GRCL) as their Principal Contractor to deliver a £100k contract for a critical sleeper renewal at Pratts Bridge near Eridge, East Sussex, 35m 1672yards.
The works required the removal of redundant 23nr PAN 8 sleepers and installation of new NRS1 base plated sleepers, ballast installation and tamping. The work was delivered as a package including planning, material management, logistics, survey and design validation, pre-works and engineering controls, delivery, and hand-back.