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London Overground - Silwood Sidings Project

Disciplines: Programme Management, Contract Management, Leadership

A multi-award winning (including Evening Standard’s Peoples Choice) design and build commission to transform a Central London site from brownfield into a fully operational, signalled 10 roads, train prep facility within 17 months. Including 70,000 tonnes of excavation, 3.5km of track, 1200 sleepers, 1755 tonnes of concrete bases and walkways.

The project scope included new permanent way, accommodation, acoustic barriers and fencing around the sidings, DC traction power, low-voltage power supplies, lighting and CCTV.

SRC Infrastructure acted on behalf of Principal Contractor as Project Director, managing the design and construction of the new roads, including a turnout from the main line and a crossover between the existing main line tracks. During this work 350 lighting bollards, 320 lamp posts, 105 bulkhead lights and associated cabling, and cable route management systems were installed.