East West Rail

Client: Network Rail / Chiltern Railways
Value: £90m
Size: -
Location:
Oxfordshire
Completion:
2017

The design and construction of the new Chiltern Railways route between London Marylebone and Oxford via Bicester, and the western section of the East West Rail (EWR) scheme including:

  • Phase 1 Enabling Works including vegetation clearance and major ecological works
  • Main Works – Our team upgraded and doubled the track between Oxford and Bicester including:
    • Major earthworks circa 500,000m³ cut/fill
    • 1km section of railway
    • Widening the existing track bed
    • Doubling of track over 18km of railway, increasing line speed to 100mph
    • 11 new overbridges
    • 5 new rail underbridges
    • 4 new offline road bridges
    • 8 new footbridges
    • 6km of road construction
    • A new signalling system
    • 2 freight sidings
Client: Network Rail / Chiltern Railways
Size: -
Location: Oxfordshire
Completion: 2017
Value: £90m

The design and construction of the new Chiltern Railways route between London Marylebone and Oxford via Bicester, and the western section of the East West Rail (EWR) scheme including:

  • Phase 1 Enabling Works including vegetation clearance and major ecological works
  • Main Works – Our team upgraded and doubled the track between Oxford and Bicester including:
    • Major earthworks circa 500,000m³ cut/fill
    • 1km section of railway
    • Widening the existing track bed
    • Doubling of track over 18km of railway, increasing line speed to 100mph
    • 11 new overbridges
    • 5 new rail underbridges
    • 4 new offline road bridges
    • 8 new footbridges
    • 6km of road construction
    • A new signalling system
    • 2 freight sidings