Workshop

WORKSHOP

DESCRIPTION

Purpose-built workshop suitable for a wide range of  maintenance activities across the whole of the rail sector. Maintenance track can accommodate vehicles up to 33m in length.

DIMENSIONS

36m (L) x 10m (W) x 6m (H)

USES

  • Confidential R&D activity
  • Assembly of vehicles or railway infrastructure
  • Vehicle maintenance & repair
  • Vehicle stabling
  • Vehicle test preparation
  • Storage area 

USES

  • 33m maintenance track
  • 9m maintenance pit
  • Roller shutter door (measuring 4.2m x 3.6m)
  • Standalone secure facility
  • Lighting & heating
  • 2 tonne double girder overhead crane
  • Re-railing kit
    2 x hand propelled rail carts
  • Compressed air supply
  • 3-phase & single-phase electric supplies
  • High speed Wi-Fi

Key areas of the test site

Engineering Hall

Siding

Rail Test Loop

Alumicart & Trailer

Rail Test Track

Mule (Car 10)

Workshop

Tunnel

Rapid Charger

Shunter

Split Level Platform

Mobility Hub

Lifting Jacks

BCIMO is a not-for-profit Research and Technology Organisation (RTO) and operator of the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre (VLRNIC), a unique, world-class centre for rail innovation based in Dudley in the West Midlands.

BCIMO Project Funders

BCIMO
Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre
Zoological Drive
Dudley
DY1 4AW
For Sat Navs use: DY1 4AL

T // 07769 586893. E // info@bcimo.co.uk