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  • South & West Wales Section Meeting - Acton Diveunder; Slab track and yard remodelling
  • Andrew Wilson
  • Acton Diveunder: Slab track and yard remodelling (Phil Holbourn, Holbourn Engineering Ltd & Network Rail) 


    The author will describe the now completed project to create the new diveunder at Acton in West London, which now allows Crossrail/TfL Rail trains towards London to pass underneath freight trains exiting Acton yard. 
    The project involved extensive remodelling of Acton yard to create space for the new diveunder, creating of a substantial Civils structure, and installation of slab track in the diveunder. The design of the slab track required many factors to be considered, not least how to successfully transition between ballasted and slab track at 90mph. The low speed yard also offered plenty of its own challenges…
    N.B. Change of paper! Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.


    Meeting at 17:15

  • 09/03/2020 17:15
  • 09/03/2020 19:15
  • Network Rail's Offices, St. Patrick's House, Curran Road, off Penarth Road, Cardiff, CF10 5ZA
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