Track replacement over Lee Valley Viaduct, Essex

Posted in: Network Rail and Metro Systems
Posted in: Network Rail and Metro Systems

Provision of track, signalling and minor civil engineering support to VolkerFitzpatrick’s programme of bridge reconstruction works.

  • 1,200 tons of ballast supplied
  • Blockade working bank holidays
  • Staged delivery with ballasted and longitudinal timber bridge beams
  • CRT and track monitoring
  • Welding / stressing included
  • SMTH support

Project summary

1stInrail were contracted to provide a programme of track and signalling support to the re construction of Lee Valley viaduct with works being staged over a series of blockades planned around core bank holidays (Christmas, Easter and August Bank Holiday).

Our team’s scope included…

  • The removal of existing track form including ballast, formation and way beams
  • The provision of back fill upon completion of viaduct construction, bottom ballast and track installation
  • Top ballast and tamp completed in core works with welding and stressing completed in mid-week nights to minimise further disruption

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