Manchester Metrolink Phase 3


Expertise: Electrification / OLE
Value: £8.2M

Pod-Trak were contracted by Brecknell Willis & Co to install all of the Overhead Line Equipment (OLE) including Traction Power on the Phase 3 extensions to the Manchester Metrolink, linking the City Centre to Manchester Airport, Didsbury, Ashton, Media City, Oldham, Rochdale and the new Tram Depot at Trafford along with the new Trafford Depot.

Installation scope included structures, SPS, headspans, switching, bonding, wiring, registration and traction cable. The works included tying the new OLE into the existing Phase 1 and 2 lines over a series of disruptive possessions.

Further support was provided by placing a full time Construction Manager and Engineer on the Project for the durationprovided by Pod-Trak.

  • Project Duration : October 2010 - March 2015
  • Categories : OLE
  • Client : Brecknell Willis & Co. Ltd