PROJECT: Borders Rail - Stressing Management new CWR


Rail Project Value £300m (approx.)
Client: BAM Nuttal / Future Rail
Form of Contract: Proffessional Services Agreement

Scope of Works:

The Scottish Borders Rail Project is the longest new domestic railway to be constructed in Britain for over 100 years at approx. 30m of new track. Hedson Rail was engaged to provide planning and management service for over 65km of stressing new rail line in partnership with Future Rail using flash butt welding as well as conventional methods.

Services Provided:

Hedson Rail supported the Border Rail project in the following areas:

Hedson Rail has been engaged by Bam Nuttal to provide a holistic stress management service including the completion of over 140 stressing plans, stress planning and programming and support on site with project management, Level 2 and 3 competent stressing engineers, quality assurance and fully collated documentation for the Health and Safety packs.

We are proud to be involved with such an amazing project and our service further demonstrates Hedson Rails ability to react to short notice client requirements, with support from company directors, experienced managers and engineers.

Throughout the duration of our works the Hedson Rail team developed and mentored our clients direct staff for level 2 and 3 stressing competence. This competence assessment and training ranged from stress planning, delivery and site controls through to reporting and all QA aspects of the role.

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