PACE DOWNER - WELLINGTON
Service: Civil Construction
Date started: April 2022
Date completed: On going
Scope of work
KiwiRail/Downer needed to upgrade the Plimmerton Station north of Wellington, including :
three main turnouts and nine new turnouts,
a new platform/shelter,
pedestrian underpass extension
and all associated overhead line equipment (OLE), signalling and drainage.
Marais Laying NZ proposed using its experienced team with the help of our directional drilling machine, 10t excavator and 8t Hydrema to install new undertrack crossings, new ducting and new chambers for signalling.
Marais Laying NZ has been installing up to two new undertrack crossings per day and new chambers for signalling despite heavy train traffic in this area.
Up to 2 undertrack crossings per day
Working underneath heavy train traffic
Key equipment used