CTRL Phase 2 – Substation Works

Customer: Birse

Site Owner: Network Rail

Value: £4M+

Following our success on the first phase of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) scheme, FSD were awarded a further 22 substation contract by Birse, working on sites stretching from Kent to St. Pancras.

The contract includes the following works at each site:

  • Supply and Install all Medium Voltage (MV) cabling and connections between the MV substations and the switchgear
  • Design, supply and installation of manual emergency tripping systems
  • Design, supply and installation of building services
  • Design, supply and installation of fire alarm systems
  • Design, supply and installation of intruder systems
  • Design, supply and installation of busbar systems ranging from 1600A to 6300A
  • Supply of Telemetry Marshalling Panels (EMMIS) and all inter-connecting cabling to enable remote¬†control and monitoring

Working in five teams consisting of Technicians, Electricians and Specialist Cable Installers, these works were completed during 2007.