Project Description

Client: Translink


The works comprised of the re-railing of the entire branch line from Coleraine to Portrush, a length of 8.9km of singletrack.

Works included:

  • Re-railing of the entire branch line using new 113A (CEN 56) rail
  • Local wet spot remediation and re-ballasting combined with local drainage works
  • Local scrap collection
  • Level/user-worked crossing fettling and improvement
  • Local vertical alignment improvement
  • Sleeper adjusting to ensure welds are at the centres of the beds
  • Construction of ballast retention barriers
  • Spot replacement of life-expired and derailment-damaged sleepers
  • 6-Hole IRJ plate installation and changing of insulators