Client

J Murphy & Sons Limited

Sector

Rail

Value

£900,000

Completion Date

June 2016

Duration

26 weeks

Detail

Scope of Works

Gritblast and Painting the 10 Span Viaduct, prepared to SA2 ½ and protective coatings to the XM92/M24 RT98 specification.

Each span was approximately 600m2. Full encapsulation was required. Main works undertaken during normal working hours, including night shifts, whilst trackside works were undertaken in possession.

Challenges

Network Rail required the scheme to be completed by March 2016 which necessitated a degree of acceleration and night working. The completion date was successfully achieved.

Working over water necessitated containment to prevent pollution of the watercourse. Safety of operative was paramount during these works. A safety boat was employed during the works.