Blackpool Depot

March 2017 - April 2018

£3.1 Million

Volker Rail

Key Project Features

  • CWM
  • Tanking Water
  • Automatic Sanding System
  • Controlled Emission Toilets (CET)
  • Automatic Sanding System
  • CWM installation with water recycling system

Description of Project

The Northern Hub programme was developed to increase capacity, line speed and connectivity throughout the North West of England. Blackpool is one of the four Network Rail owned depots to be upgraded and have OLE reinstated in order to facilitate the maintenance of the additional electric rolling stock. The project includes the replacement of existing depot services including Sanding, CET, Carriage Wash Machine and Tanking Water to the new Servicing Aprons.

Design Services Provided

  • Conceptual Design To As Built
  • Replacement and upgrade of existing CET
  • Replacement and upgrade of existing Tanking Water System
  • New Carriage Wash Machine c/w CWM plant room and water recycling plant
  • Automatic distributed Sanding System providing booster pump for extended distances
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