Rail One

This extensive design and construction project comprises a concrete sleeper manufacturing facility with the capacity to produce up to 600,000 sleepers per annum. The development will involve the production of new concrete sleepers and the re-grading of old sleepers for reuse. The concrete sleeper manufacturing facility will include associated offices, an internal quality control concrete testing area, a mechanical workshop, storage areas and an electrical distribution room.

The external works will include an access road, a suitable storage area for 150,000 sleepers, external storage area, external covered store, supply and installation of an external gantry crane and two rail sidings. The two rail sidings will include the loading and unloading of the concrete sleepers, from conventional wagons and track renewal trains.

FJD provide advice and support to RAIL.ONE in their role and responsibilities as Client, stipulated under Construction Design Management Regulations.