Case Study

Neath Swingbridge

March 2022 – September 2022  Neath Swingbridge


Centregreat Rail

KGJ Price were contracted to provide all aspects of Permanent Way services to Centregreat Rail to remove the track, ballast and re-instate the track during a series of 54 hour possessions in summer 2022.


Core Elements & Scope:

  • 4 x 54 Hour Core Weekends
  • 70m of Track Removed per weekend
  • Loose Relay method
  • Guard Rail Removal, Reinstate & fettling with spike fast
  • 2 x Engineering Trains (1 per weekend)
  • 12 Welds Installed
  • Spot Resleepering of approx 60 rotten hardwood timbers
  • Approx. 200m of tamping carried out per line
  • All Track and spoil removed in less than 8 hours and handed over to Civils on schedule
  • Full Installation scope completed and right time hand-back despite 4 hour late arrival of the engineering train on the first week
  • Comprehensive dilapidation survey carried out to note down pre-existing issues with the track and report and recommendations for rectification
  • Installation of 8m of Piling and King Post Ballast Retention
  • Associated handrail & various signage installation
  • Track CRE
  • Track Monitoring & CRT Management

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