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Doncaster Platform 0

Nationwide Rail Ltd is employed by Carillion plc to provide labour plant and materials to carry out total construction of a new 106m long platform (Platform 0) and to install foundations, staircases and lift shafts to an existing island platform. The latter will enable Carillion to install a bridge from the new platform to the existing platform along with lift installation to both platforms.

Nationwide Rail Ltd has provided Carillion plc with all resources for groundworks at platform level and are now on the preferred supplier list for Carillion plc with several tenders recently submitted on future schemes.

Doncaster Station overlook
Doncaster Station

Platform 0 includes:

400m3 excavation with limited access from one end of the platform. All materials were removed from site. Construction of 150 reinforced concrete piles along with 17 raft type reinforced concrete pilecaps totalling 250m3 concrete. Blockwork front riser wall and reinforced concrete rear wall infilled with Type 1 sub base incorporating linear and positive drainage with the standard railway oversail/coper arrangement and bituminous surfacing.

At the end of Platform 0 Nationwide Rail has constructed foundations and surfacing for a new waiting room, a reinforced concrete lift shaft and a piled reinforced foundation for the bridge supports.

Doncaster Station worker
Doncaster Station works underway

Platform 1/3 island platform includes:

48 reinforced concrete piles with pilecaps for the reinforced concrete bridge supports, staircase supports, platform canopy supports and concrete lift shaft construction.

Above platform level, the lift shaft will be constructed in steelwork with a blockwork and cladding shell.


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