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Snaefell Mountain Railway Depot - Renewals

Snaefell Mountain Railway Depot - Renewals

KEY FACTS

CLIENT

Isle of Man Government

YEAR COMPLETED

2020

BUILD TYPE

New Build

SERVICES PROVIDED

Rail Civils
Rail Track
Drainage Strategies
Structural Engineering

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BWB was appointed as the multi-disciplined designer by the Isle of Man Railways to produce a track renewal scheme and construction package for the re-design and renewal of the Switches and Crossings (S&C) at Snaefell Mountain Railways tram shed.

The Isle of Man Government operate and maintain 3 railways on the island - Isle of Man Steam Railway, Manx Electric Railway and Snaefell Mountain Railway, all of which are narrow gauge.

BWB's scope of work included the following:
- Renewal and re-alignment of existing life expired track with new materials
- Replacement of 3 Switches and Crossing units
- Construction of an additional siding line with connection to existing lines
- Design of track and surface water drainage
- Design of building foundations
- Design of Overhead Line Electrification pole foundations.

KEY CONTACTS

Stefan Zalega

Stefan Zalega
Group Commercial Director
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Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies
Service Director - Rail Track
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