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Key Facts

  • Client: First Scotrail / Grantrail
  • Conditions of contract: ICE 7th Edition
  • Contract value: £350,000
  • Duration of works: August – November 2006

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Railway Works

Slateford – Temporary Stabling

This work was undertaken with Grantrail Ltd for First Scotrail, to provide temporary overnight ‘stabling’ for train units during the major refurbishment works being undertaken at Waverley Station, Edinburgh.

The first part of the work called for site clearance across the 20,000sqm site, the demolition and disposal of the existing concrete platforms and the installation of a 650m perimeter security fence.

Thereafter, 700m of new pre-cast concrete platforms were constructed to provide both driver and servicing access for the trains.

The construction of concrete access stairways, complete with handrailing, a 500m services trough, the provision of safe walking routes and 2000sqm of designated service areas and 500m of delineation fencing completed the main construction work.

Also included as part of the contract, was the construction of modular staff accommodation units, including foundations, services installation & associated compound.

News updates

GL return to the Sound of Kerrera

GL making a return visit to the Sound of Kerrera off Oban, to undertake substantial repairs to the breakwater which suffered collision damage following an altercation with a workboat earlier this year.

14th December 2018

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Polmadie Bridge official opening……..

Michael Matheson MSP and Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity covered all his portfolios at the official opening of the new Polmadie Footbridge giving pedestrian and cycle transport access,

18th September 2018

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Our Nation’s Tap Water……

GL are ahead of the curve in their support for Scottish Water’s recently launched campaign to encourage people to use a refillable bottle to ‘top up from the tap’ with over 250 GL-branded reusable water bottles distributed across the sites over the past three weeks.

27th June 2018

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