Sussex Power Supply Upgrade

Sussex Power Supply Upgrade
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5 Years
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Kier / McNicholas Ltd

About the Project

The primary objective of this scheme is to ensure that there is sufficient DC traction power across Network Rail’s (NR) Sussex Route to meet the demands of the new December 2018 timetable, which will include a newer fleet and more frequent trains, all in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Transport’s (DTT) strategic plan.

Key Deliverables
The scope of works include; 6No UTX’s, 16No URX’s, TIS Base Installations, Troughing, ETE cable Installation, HV Feeder Cable Installation, New Buried Duct Routes, Hand Rail, Access paths, Route Support, GRP Installation.

Staffing Specifications
Deploy Rail were engaged by main contractor McNicholas early 2016 to provide the safety critical and civils based labour for the project.

Competences Supplied
Engineering Supervisors - Crane / Machine Controllers - Points operators - Safe Work Leader 1 & 2 - Controllers of Site Safety - Site Security - Car Park Attendants - Minibus Drivers - Cleaners - Civils Gangs - DC Isolation teams - Cable Pullers


BDM: Rod Lanigan -

Consultant: Luke Searing -

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