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  • ***Online Meeting*** West of England Section Meeting - Acton Diveunder: Slab track and yard remodelling
  • Constantin Ciobanu
  • ***This meeting will now take place online, please see attached document for full joining instuctions***


    Acton Diveunder: Slab track and yard remodelling (Philip Holbourn, Holbourn Engineering Ltd, currently DPE and SPE Track for South Wales Electrification) 


    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…


    Online meeting from 12:30 until 14:00 

  • 25/03/2020 12:30
  • 25/03/2020 14:00
  • Swindon
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