DLR three car enhancement

Contact

Will Duckett. Ramboll

Will Duckett

Head of Rail, UK
T: +44 23 8081 7500

Docklands Light Railway has expanded its network to carry three car trains.

As part of this project Taylor Woodrow was awarded the design and build contract for ‘Provision of Three Car Enhancement Works’. Ramboll worked in conjunction with Arup on the detail design of the supporting structures and stations.

The scope of works included:

  • Modification of stations
  • Construction of the new South Quay Station
  • Modification and strengthening of 70 bridges and viaducts
  • Modification to permanent way
  • Construction of new grade separated viaducts at the Delta and Canning Town Junctions
  • Replacement of bearings and shock transmission units

During the tender stage our full design support duties included the development of a number of innovative procedures, During the tender stage our full design support duties included the development of a number of innovative procedures, such as under-taking strain gauging and laboratory testing of a weld improvement technique, useful for minimising the strengthening of structures.

Services provided

Full design support during tender stage, design of modification and strengthening works to existing bridges, design of new structures and of the new South Quay Station, Category III checking of Arup designs, strain gauging of structures, geotechnical engineering.

Ramboll

Ramboll
240 Blackfriars Road
London SE1 8NW
United Kingdom
Tel:+44 20 7631 5291
Fax:+44 845 299 1610

Mail: london@ramboll.co.uk

Company registration

Company registration

Ramboll UK Limited. Registered in England & Wales. Company registration no. 03659970. Registered office: 240 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NW


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