Case Studies Home > TfGM Metrolink: Expansion of the Network
Since 2008, Excalon has worked closely with TfGM, MPT, Manchester City Council, ENWL and other utility companies in diverting and relocating existing utilities equipment to provide a swept path for new lines and stops, as follows:
Between 2008 and 2014, Excalon diverted and relocated all the EHV, HV, LV and service electricity cables, substations and associated equipment necessary for the construction of the new branch lines.
The works, which included major installations of 132kV circuits to reinforce the electricity network, presented many challenges and obstacles, including crossing over major highways and junctions and crossing under motorways and rivers and were all undertaken successfully, ahead of schedule and within critical outage periods.
Duration: 6 years
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