Thorpes Bridge Severance Tramlink/National Rail Scheme

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Manchester Metro Link extensions works required the severance of Oldham loop from the rest of the UK National rail network at Thorpesbridge Junction and Rochdale.

A portion of the existing ‘Down’ Oldham and the existing junction with the ‘Up’ Rochdale lines were to be retained and renamed as the ‘Dean Goods’.

A connection was to maintained from the existing head shunt on the Dean Goods to Metrolink Infrastructure.

WORKS UNDERTAKEN

OSL was commissioned to provide the following services:

  • Project Management services
  • Full Signalling Design, Installation, Test and Commissioning
  • Project Close out and Hand-back liaison with Network Rail.

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PROJECT DETAILS

Client: CSpencer
Location: Oldham, Manchester, UK
Overview: Full Signalling (Incorporating SSI and RRI) Detailed Design, Installation, Test, Commissioning and bring into service
Schedule Mar 12 – July 13
Value: £350,000.00