Bath Spa Station

Bath, UK


Tony Gee was engaged by Hochtief to provide design of the track and platform re-alignments up to two metres laterally from their existing positions. The primary reason for these alterations is to accommodate the new Intercity Express Trains being introduced on service from London Paddington to Swansea.

The design of the alignments had to take into account the sensitive nature of the station being a world Heritage site. There several constraints to consider that required close liaison/ co-ordination with Architects, Civils, Geotechnical, Track drainage, Signalling, Overhead line electrification, the Train Operating Company GWR, Network Buildings RAM, Track RAM and Gauging Engineer.

The track and platform design was taken from the optioneering stage through to implementation including construction support.

PROJECT DETAILS

SynopsisDesign of new track alignments. Design of new platform copper alignments. Track bed investigation and design. Specification of permanent way materials.
ContractorHochtief
End ClientNetwork Rail
Sectors and ServicesRail
Permanent works design
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