DLR three car enhancement

Contact

Will Duckett. Ramboll

Will Duckett

Head of Rail
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 Group A/S

Ramboll Group A/S
Hannemanns Allé 53
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark
Tel: +45 5161 1000
Fax +45 5161 1001

Mail: info@ramboll.com

Danish CVR numbers

Danish CVR numbers

Ramboll Group
10160669

Rambøll Danmark
35128417

Ramboll Energy
35128417

Rambøll Management Consulting
60997918

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