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Bath Corridor Civils Works (Great Western Electrification programme)
Client: Network Rail
Contractors Designers: N/A (construct only)
Form of Contract: ICC Target Cost with NR12A amendments
Dates work carried out: 2014 - 2016
HOCHTIEF have been engaged to deliver clearance for the installation of 25kv Overhead Line Electrification (OLE) equipment on the Great Western Mainline. The 34 mile route stretches between Royal Wootton Bassett and Feeder Bridge junction (Bristol). A critical and complex part of the route passes through the Bath World Heritage Site.
HOCHTIEF’s scope includes Structures, Stations, and OLE works including the following principal activities:
Works effecting the operation or safety of the existing railway infrastructure will be carried out during possessions. These include Rules of the Route access on Monday to Thursday, and Saturday nights, and longer abnormal possessions at certain weekends and bank holidays.
Particular challenges on the project that the HOCHTIEF team will proactively manage include: