Steel-framed train inspection building

Steel-framed train inspection building

Steel puts Crossrail rolling stock on track.

“Having secured a contract to manufacture trains for London’s Crossrail, Bombardier is constructing a new steel-framed train inspection building.”

“All of this rolling stock will be produced at the company’s Derby facility where Bombardier is currently readying itself for the onset in 2016 of this major contract. As part of the manufacturing process, all of the trains will be rigorously tested in a brand new 10,400m2 Inspection and Showroom Building known as the V-shop.”

“Measuring 250m long × 40m wide, accommodating four separate railway tracks, this steel-framed structure is currently being built by a team led by main contractor Balfour Beatty.”

“The new building is located on a brownfield site within the large Derby train manufacturing yard.”


Read more in Digimag: NSC October 2015 | Page 10-11