Ashton Signal Box Gantries


Client Network Rail

As part of journey time improvement works between Manchester and Stalybridge, realignment of the track around the Ashton North Moss Junction was required and demolition of the disused signal box. As part of the works, 4 existing signal box gantries of various construction required safe demolition.

DYSE were appointed to undertake temporary works design and Category I check. The design included an assessment of strength and stability of the existing structures during lifting, calculation of the gantry weights to inform the lifting plan and a review of the proposed lifting plan.