VVB

Rail

Crossrail: Anglia North East Spur

The works to the North East Spur section of Crossrail which runs from Stratford East London to Shenfield in Essex comprise of major station improvements at Romford and Ilford and general station improvements along the rest of the 25km route.

Contract Value £56m

The other stations included within the improvement works are Goodmayes, Forest Gate, Harold Wood, Gidea Park, Chadwell Heath and Brentwood. Platform extensions will facilitate longer passenger trains with higher capacity whilst achieving requirements for step-free access at the majority of the stations on the route. Other works will include complete Line of Route (LOR) 650 volt signaling power distribution, various infrastructure improvements, such as extra train stabling capacity and turnback facilities that will improve the reliability of passenger services.

Works began in May 2014 with intrusive stations & line of route surveys feeding into Atkins GRIP 5 detail design. Station, LOR & Infrastructure works are due for completion to facilitate Crossrail services to operate in 2018.  

Our role includes:

  • Electrical Duty Holder
  • Full Station & Line of Route Surveys to support Atkins Grip 5 design
  • Enabling works relocation design, planning and relocations of LV, Lighting, PA, CCTV, SISS and Dot matrix systems
  • Full stations permanent M&E Fit-out
  • UKPN DNO power supply management
  • Installation of 650v Line of Route signaling power
  • Interface with Network Rails principal signaling contractor
  • Infrastructure improvements including points heating, junction lighting
  • Working alongside OHLE contractor – LOR 25 KV traction power interface
  • Full signaling power migration strategy
  • Full temporary M&E site requirements
  • Design & installation

VVB scope includes:

Temporary / Enabling Works

  • HV & LV Distribution – including full Switchboard migrations
  • Temporary lighting
  • LV Earthing
  • CCTV
  • Platform extension enabling works
  • Temporary Station Ticket Offices
  • Overbridge enabling
  • CIS
  • SISS
  • CER relocations
  • LOR

Permanent Works

  • LV Distribution
  • Full station lighting systems
  • Platform lighting
  • HVAC
  • Earthing
  • Points Heating
  • Junction Lighting
  • 650v LOR Signalling Power
  • CER / SOR / Ticket Office Fit-outs
  • Stations Telecommunications Installation
  • LOR Comms FTN upgrade