BACKGROUND – AN OVERVIEW OF THE CURRENT SITUATION
With the constant pressure to complete the Great Western Electrification Project, RSSI was approached to assist in delivering a cost effective solution to complete packages of work and hence allowing the projects main construction teams to progress along the routes.
RSS Infrastructure Ltd (RSSI) was able to offer construction support to the GWEP programme by providing a package solution alongside our industry partners consisting of Safety Critical Staff, OLEC Staff (trainee linesman to handback engineer), Plant and all required tools and equipment.
Works ranged from packages of installation to snagging works to ensure that the programme was able to meet its deadlines for energisation.
CONCLUSIONS / RESULTS – WHAT BENEFIT WAS THIS FOR THE CLIENT
As a result of the works, RSSI has been able to ensure a good relationship with its clients by providing a tailored solution to every situation, with confidence to the client that the works are of the highest quality.
“RSSI personnel who were involved with the works at Northam had to work through some of the worst weather conditions I have seen and continued to keep spirits high and had a fantastic work attitude allowing for the project to continue.”Chris Courtenay – Signalling Supervisor (Infrastructure) for Colas Rail
“Thanks to RSSI we are on top of all movements every day with nothing outstanding. ”Ryan Steel – Field Engineer (OLE England) at Amey
“RSSI assisted in the cable running shifts, preparation work including changeovers of the 8 x track circuits and the 10c, 27c and 4 x 48c lineside cables. Their quality of work, attitude and work ethic has been absolutely spot on. ”Dan Palmer – Installation and Construction Engineer at Carillion Signalling
“Being able to work during the day with trains still running is fantastic for team fatigue. The use of an ATWS installed for the duration makes the job even safer and removes the need for Lookouts. Thanks to the guys from RSSI for installing and managing for us.”Robert Woods – Senior Project Manager at Amey
“The RSSI personnel who worked on the Bilston Road Track Renewal project have been exceptional and played a major part in ensuring the works were completed on time and to budget.”Paul Brown – Project Director for Midland Metro Alliance
“The De-Veg works that the Arboriculture team undertook was to a very high standard, the site looks 100% better and everybody my end is really happy with the service you provided. ”Jamie Gibbons – Site Manager for S&C Alliance
“I have had a good walk along the fence line and I am very happy with the work carried out. All the over hanging trees and Limbs have been removed. Very good work. ”Mike Gibson – Terminal Manager for Associated British Ports
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