Demands for operational reliability and lower maintenance costs give rise to many upgrade and renewal projects.
The six-phased redevelopment plan for Reading Station was a hugely ambitious scheme to decongest the busy rail hub. Of the two packages of work released by Network Rail, Ramboll won contracts on both.
Our rail specialists designed a major rail bridge in Berkshire for BAM Nuttall and Network Rail as part of the six-year phased redevelopment of Reading Station and the surrounding rail network.
Rebuilding a vital section of the Thameslink rail line at Bermondsey Dive Under included track and infrastructure work, with sustainability and urban regeneration aspects. Value engineering and detailed design by Ramboll, in collaboration with main contractor, Skanska, and Network Rail, delivered significant cost benefits.
The line between Aarhus and Hobro in Jutland, Denmark is being upgraded in preparation for high speed trains. This will help reduce travel time between Aalborg in the country’s north and Aarhus to one hour.