Metrolink OHL Stanchion Survey
- Structural Surveys
Sanderson Watts Associates (SWA) were commissioned to carry out general inspections of a number of pre-agreed stanchions and gantrys along the Altrincham, Bury, City Centre and Eccles Metrolink lines to determine the required future maintenance needs.
A visual inspection was undertaken from ground level, survey team members were PTS Metrolink trained. A PIC and Lookout were provided by Metrolink to ensure the safety of the surveyors whilst working on the live network.
- Detailed condition survey of over 300 stanchions/gantrys
- Dimensional Survey
- Assessment of corrosion and section loss
- Structural Substantiation of Historical Sections
- Recommendations for future service life and associated maintenance regime
- Ultra Sound Scanning
- Night Shift Work