Trackwork Ltd were appointed to undertake the design and build of the permanent way and associated slip-formed ground slab associated with the construction of the new Starr Gate Depot for Blackpool Tram.
The depot provides covered stabling for the purpose of maintaining a fleet of 16 new low floor trams. The works comprised the installation of 2.5km of plain track in RI60 grooved rail encased in concrete slab and insulated using the propriety CDM modular encapsulation system.
The contract also included the supply and installation of 18 no. switch and crossing units, track on columns, pits and also track through the tram wash facility.