Redditch Branch Enhancement

Client: Network Rail
Value: £16.5m
Size: -
Location:
Redditch
Completion:
2014

Design and construction of the Redditch Branch Enhancement to deliver capacity improvements between Barnt Green and Redditch. To accommodate this, the works included:

  • New passing loop (approximately 3km) 53m36c to 55m21c was installed.
  • Installation of 5 new signals foundations and structures
  • Relay 1500m of existing track on Down Line
  • Slew 1700m of existing track on Down Line
  • 5000m of haul roads
  • Widen the adjacent earthworks/cess with 45,000 tonnes with over 700m of retaining structures
  • 6ft drainage and outfall UTXs
  • Cess and toe drainage
  • New OLE structures some 122nr with c.8km of new wire runs
  • 2 x REBs
  • 8000m of cable containment route works with 2nr UTXs
  • 3km of safe cess walkway
  • 72 x existing OLE gantries and cantilevers
  • Works at Alvechurch Station including new platform, CCTV and station lighting
Client: Network Rail
Size: -
Location: Redditch
Completion: 2014
Value: £16.5m

Design and construction of the Redditch Branch Enhancement to deliver capacity improvements between Barnt Green and Redditch. To accommodate this, the works included:

  • New passing loop (approximately 3km) 53m36c to 55m21c was installed.
  • Installation of 5 new signals foundations and structures
  • Relay 1500m of existing track on Down Line
  • Slew 1700m of existing track on Down Line
  • 5000m of haul roads
  • Widen the adjacent earthworks/cess with 45,000 tonnes with over 700m of retaining structures
  • 6ft drainage and outfall UTXs
  • Cess and toe drainage
  • New OLE structures some 122nr with c.8km of new wire runs
  • 2 x REBs
  • 8000m of cable containment route works with 2nr UTXs
  • 3km of safe cess walkway
  • 72 x existing OLE gantries and cantilevers
  • Works at Alvechurch Station including new platform, CCTV and station lighting