Case studies

East West Rail Project

CPMS undertook environmental services on behalf of Network Rail on the East West Rail Programme, covering both Phases 1 and 2. Phase 1 is the detailed design and construction stage, here our CPMS Environment Manager advised the client team on all aspects of environmental management both on site and in the office. Alongside this we […]

Shenfield to Southend Victoria Railway Re-Electrification Project

Context Installing a new auto tensioned overhead line system and associated structures on the Shenfield to Southend Victoria line. Project To assist the client on a technically challenging and politically sensitive programme of works, including complexity of existing infrastructure, restricted engineering access and interface with the operational railway. Method CPMS produced 9 potential delivery strategies, […]

Great Eastern Overhead Line Equipment Renewal – Post Contract Management Services

This £260m project replaced 320km of life expired, fixed tension wire runs with a modern, auto-tensioned, overhead line system on the key commuter line between London Liverpool Street and Chelmsford. CPMS were responsible for delivering the full suite of pre and post contract management services on this project from GRIP 4-7. The project was procured […]

Wessex Route
Wessex Route

Context CPMS supports Network Rail’s Wessex Route Capital Delivery team in the delivery of complex multi discipline CP5 and CP6 enhancement and renewals projects. Project A CPMS project management team are embedded within the Network Rail team and work collaboratively with a number of designers and Principal Contractors to deliver the full project lifecycle of […]

Wensum Curve Track Connection

Context Heavy refurbishment of a critical set of S&C on the Wensum Curve adjacent to Crown Point Depot in Norwich. Project CPMS safely and successfully delivered the multi-discipline outline design, detailed design and on site works within a complex environment and restricted possession access. Method CPMS worked collaboratively with Abellio Greater Anglia Depot, Network Rail […]

Lee Valley Rail Programme – Phase 2

Project Meridian Water is a £6 billion project involving regeneration of brownfield land, the construction of c.10,000 new homes and the creation of 6.000 new jobs. Phase 1, building of new Meridian Water Rail Station, was achieved in 2019. Phase 2 involved upgrading of railway infrastructure to enable substantial increase in train frequency to the […]

Helping to maximise Network Rail’s enterprise asset management capability

CPMS – together with ARUP – are working to improve Network Rail’s ability to capture, store and unlock the potential of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) for the railway. Network Rail’s EAM system (digital asset register and maintenance work management system) underpins all maintenance activity. The current structure of the software is over 15 years old […]

Pioneering 4D planning on Gospel Oak to Barking civil engineering

CPMS was the first company within the rail industry to use 4D (3D + time) building information modelling (BIM) on a large scale to animate plans in real time and identify work package clashes. Introducing the fourth dimension of time enabled the various contractors, consultants and clients to all get involved in planning and see […]

Great Eastern Railway Overhead Line Renewal

Context Installing a modern-auto tensioned overhead line system between Liverpool Street and Chelmsford. Project To assist the client with multi-disciplinary project delivery solutions for a demanding programme of works due to the complexity of the existing infrastructure, interface with the operational railway and design and construction interface with Crossrail. Method CPMS initiated a hub and […]