Sector: Railways

Clacton Maintenance Depot

Project Description

Greater Anglia introduced a new fleet of trains into service consisting of two different manufacturers in a variety of classes

SDS were appointed by Parker Technical Services to undertake a detailed external lighting design for the service footpaths to the headshunt and facility wash areas.

The works ensure a safe access for the maintenance team to carry out their duties

Project Involvement

Detailed bollard lighting design and calculations

Liaising with the lighting manufacturer to design a bespoke flange plate for the proposed GRP footpath

Coodination with other disciplines including architectural, structural, civils, earthing specialists, and the appointed contractors

Selection and specification of all luminaries, controls, cabling, and supplies to serve the proposed areas

Delivered GRIP stages 3-5, including technical drawings, lighting strategy report, schedules, calculations, and specifications.

Project Benefits

High efficacy external lighting arrangement providing safe access for the maintenance team to carry out their tasks to service the train

Low-energy LED lighting with minimal upwards light component to reduce sky-glow during night-time operations, reducing light spill and light pollution on site

All lighting calculations and designs were completed in accordance with Network Rail and Greater Anglia requirements and specification

Cost effective practical design solution

Emergency lighting design for safe access and egress to the assembly points

Level crossing design with bespoke mounting flange to enable bollard integration within the handrail assembly, improving maintenance access