Railway accessibility works on track
Global Rail Services, the Irish infrastructure-contracting arm of the Global Infrastructure Group, are on track with their civil engineering and building works for Irish Rail.
The major improvement works at three stations – on the Dublin to Rosslare lines at Rathdrum and the Dublin to Sligo lines at Mullingar and Lexilip Louisa Bridge – will further enhance the passenger experience for commuters.
The scope of works include the installation of new footpaths, footbridges, widening of road entrances, new kerbs and ramps, upgrading of handrails, new lighting columns, ducting and chambers, new signage and platform reinstatement works including new platform markings.
Global Rail Services are working with long-term client Irish Rail, to further improve and enhance the accessibility in and around the stations.
The team is meeting daily challenges, as the works are being completed in a fully operational station environment. Global Rail Services as an experienced railway contractor are meeting these head-on and delivering a fully co-ordinated programme of activities that keep disruption to the absolute minimum.
Mitigation measures include, separating the access areas from work areas with temporary partitions to protect members of the public from materials and equipment.
The three concurrent sites are currently on schedule for their completion date later this year.