Another Successful Weekend at Feltham for Global Rail Construction
Global Rail Construction Ltd had another busy and successful weekend on their Feltham Resignalling Works (Week 42), completing and handing over another 6 signal structures.
Having previously designed and installed the piled foundations, the company successfully installed 3 of the signal structures – including 1 gantry type – and undertook works to 3 other signal structures too.
The team also installed ductwork at Norbiton Station, delivered materials to the PSP site and the Loc area at Norbiton, delivered troughing route materials between Hampton Wick and Shaklegate and installed ballast boarding and troughing route at a number of other locations.
UK Rail infrastructure contractor and Principal Licence Holder, Global Rail Construction Ltd, are delivering the full GRIP 5-8 design and construct contract directly for Network Rail. The scope of work covers civil and structural engineering works on Network Rail’s Wessex Route and specifically covers: Area 1a – Shepperton Branch; Area 1b – Norbiton Sub Station to Fulwell Jct and Area 2 – Barnes to Whitton Jct, Hounslow Sub Station.
The Feltham resignalling project forms part of the signalling renewals/National Operating Strategy (NOS) scheme, which is intending to renew the life-expired signalling infrastructure in Feltham and Wokingham areas to the modern equivalent form. The total scheme covers the renewal of 538 Signalling Equivalent Units (SEUs). The full geographical workscope, which covers over 80 miles of railway lines also included, for the first time, the introduction of Atkins’ brand-new signalling system – Elix.
Global Rail Construction Ltd (GRCL) is part of the Global Infrastructure Group and is a leading UK provider of design and build services to clients in the rail and transportation sector. The company is a principal contractor for UK mainline and metro railways across a number of disciplines, which include signalling, mechanical, electrical and power (MEP), telecoms, civil and structural engineering, maintenance, renewal, providing a fully tested and commissioned service, on both Network Rail and Transport for London controlled infrastructure. You can read more about what GRCL does by clicking here.