Project 0786 – Synlait Project Traction New Railsiding
Synlait Project Traction – New Railsiding
This project involved creating a new rail track alongside the existing main track so that cargo trains could be diverted into the Synlait factory.
This project involved :
Built alongside the track for loading and unloading. Scope of works included clearing existing trees, erosion control, relocate an existing bund, create a nardstand base-course and install associated stormwater drainage.
RAIL SIDING CIVIL WORKS
Bulk earthworks in KiwiRail land.
Rail siding base-course prepared.
Stormwater line and drainage installed. SW Culvert installed
Compacted ballast laydown along new railway
Construction of rail access gravel road
RAIL PEDESTRIAN TACKS
KwwiRail instaleed the railway line itself in May, and GHC begun work to construct a pedestrian track between the old and new railways lines.
We also built a large earthworks bund alongside the track to provide noise and environmental protection for neighbouring road.