Congratulations to our Skanska UK team at the Northern Hub railway project who reached their critical milestone this week – successfully lifting a 76 metres, 567 tonnes bridge arch into place. The iconic Ordsall Chord bridge is the country’s first network arch railway bridge. The scheme will improve rail journeys for people across the north of England and regenerate the local area.
Watch the team’s impressive feat of engineering captured on film here:
The UK’s largest crawler crane, the Liebherr LR11350, has risen from our Northern Hub site in Manchester.
The enormous crane, equivalent in height to four standard rail carriages on top of each other (it can go higher), will be part of a two-crane lift of the Ordsall Chord bridge arch next week. The Ordsall Chord is the UK’s first network-arch railway bridge and is set to transform the city’s skyline.
The whole project, being delivered for Network Rail, will help relieve rail congestion, increase capacity and boost economic growth for the north of England.
You can see the crane here: https://lnkd.in/eF_JYMD
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What’s it like to do a job you love doing and help make history? Patrick Cumming, Skanska UK Project Manager for the Northern Hub railway project, feels lucky to be able to do just that.
Congrats to our UK team at the Northern Hub railway project who reached a critical milestone this week – successfully lifting a 76 metre, 567 tonne bridge arch into place. The iconic Ordsall Chord bridge is the country’s first network arch railway bridge. Set to improve rail journeys for people across the north of England and regenerate the local area.
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