Design and build of number of rail borne track workshop vehicles to provide a safe enclosed work area allowing operatives to carry to work on the rail infrastructure.
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Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
The Quadrant MK, Elder Gate
For the attention of: Eugene Melody
MK9 1EN Milton Keynes
General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk
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Contract value: Design and build of number of rail borne track workshop vehicles to provide a safe enclosed work area allowing operatives to carry out planned maintenance tasks, light renewals and intervention works protected from trains passing on adjacent lines open to traffic at line speed and to minimise exposure of staff to the elements.The unit shall be designed, built and approved to operate and transit without restriction as freight traffic on the UK rail network and shall be self propelled rail vehicle(s), incorprtaing a protected work area, materials, tools and equipment storage, office space, welfare unit (kitchen and toilet). The work area shall be designed to give the maximum permissible working area without fouling adjacent lines & compliance standards. Typical for which the vehicle may be deployed include :Assessment & removal of rail defectsSleeper changingS&T inspection & maintenanceTrack geometry assessment & correction (Level 2 faults / Wet bed repairs)Rail fastening and pad replacementGauge and check rail correctionsReplacement of ironwork for S&CGrindingWeldingTrack bed investigationPreparation activities for S&C renewalsFollow-up activities after plainline and S&C renewalsGeneral infrastructure maintenance activities
Published: 17 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 30 Jan 2013
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