19 Feb New Project Announcement: Kingsland Viaduct Water Ingress Management
VS Rail has been contracted to undertake drainage works to a London Overground viaduct in Hackney, London. Following years of issues over water damage to the structure, Cleshar and VS Rail are to install a new drainage system to manage the water from the trackbed.
Setting up a Safe System of work will allow the project to be undertaken daytime without affecting train operations while still maintaining a safe work environment for operatives.
Works involve removing the existing failed drainage system and installing a network of catchment drains to remove water from the track. Due to working constraints, all excavations and material deliveries have to be undertaken by hand.
Cleshar have recently picked up the 8 year contract to maintain London Overground and VS Rail looks forward to supporting them on further projects.