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SBB Marshalling Yard Limmat Valley

Superstructure renewal of switches and tracks

SBB Rangierbahnhof Limmattal

SBB Marshalling Yard Limmat Valley

Client:

Schweizerische Bundesbahnen

Location:

Limmat Valley, Switzerland

Construction period:

05/2018 - 07/2018

Executing companies:

Sersa Group AG (Schweiz), Sersa Technik AG,
Sersa Maschineller Gleisbau AG

Project Description

Partial project 1:
In the area between approx. km. 13,650 to 13,750 the points 381, 382, 383 and 384, as well as parts of tracks 681-688 will be renewed. Ballast cleaning will be carried out. In addition to the renewal of the track, works on the banquet, the cable duct, the catenary and the safety installations are carried out as well.

Partial project 2:
In the area between approx. km. 14,000 to 14,170 the points 501, 501/K6 (middle section), 502, 503, 504, 505 and 531, as well as part of track 294 are renewed. The ballast will be cleaned during this work. In addition to the track renewal, works on the banquet, the cable duct, the catenary and the safety installations are carried out as well.

Partial project 3:
In the area between approx. km. 14.695 to 14.810 track 174 will be renewed. Ballast cleaning will be carried out. In addition to the renewal of the track, work is also to be carried out on the banquet, the cable duct, the overhead contact line, the level crossings and the safety installations.

 

Features

  • ​Several intensive construction phases at weekends
  • 3-shift operation
  • Contractor provides complete logistics service
  • Contractor provides complete safety

 

Building under operation
Preparatory and finishing work was carried out during operation. The main work was carried out in intensive building phases at the weekends.

 

Technical Data

Number of switches:

12 pieces

Length of switch meters:

1 615 m

Length of feeder track:

529 m

Rail demolition:

1164 m

Sleeper demolition:

1551 pieces

Track panel demolition:

308 t

Excavation:

1146 t

Ballast installation:

1231 t