First publishedin Aggregates Business Europe
FINLAY HIRE is helping take the strain out of high-profile UK city centre rail works for Skanska BAM.
The civil engineering company is seeing significant efficiency on site after hiring a Tesab Trackstack 8042T from Finlay Hire – part of the Finlay Group of companies – through long-term contractor, Shropshire, England-based, Hawk Plant.
Working in Water Street, Manchester, the machine is conveying rail ballast from ground level to the new Ordsall Chord, being constructed as part of Network Rail’s Great North Rail Project.
The scheme will connect Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations, open up new direct links to Manchester airport from the north and reduce congestion at Piccadilly by a quarter.
The Tesab Trackstack 8042T is moving 400 tonnes of ballast a day, streamlining the workload – which previously took seven days with a crane – down to just two or three days each week.