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The project will require a depot for the repair and servicing of high speed trains. The Washwood Heath site in Birmingham is the preferred. Ahead of HS2 Ltd beginning construction of a train maintenance depot in Washwood Heath, demolition of a former railway works in.
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As preparation for HS2 is underway the Washwood Heath Depot site in Birmingham has been demolished to make way for a train maintenance.
The site was chosen because of its central location the planned HS2 network, equidistant between the London to Birmingham and Manchester to Leeds lines. You can change your cookie settings at any time.
Published 22 February The depot will employ up to staff working in shifts, either in jobs within the depot, maintenance and support workers, or train drivers who will start and finish their day there.
In addition to the main depot building, dubbed the 'House of Trains', a number of supporting facilities will be provided including the network control centre, gatehouse and access control, substations, cleaners facilities, drivers' facilities and specialised workshops.
The clearing of the former railway works has producedtonnes of demolition material, which will be recycled in the construction of the new depot to avoid waste. Top Stories.
A couple of shots from the now demolished old Metro Cammell carriage and wagon works at Washwood Heath. Proposed HS2 Rolling Stock Depot Washwood.
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Once home to Metro Cammell and LDV vans, the site at Washwood Heath is set to become HS2's depot.
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Compulsory purchase of the 12 homes and business in Common Lane, Ward Endwill complete the jigsaw. Ahead of HS2 Ltd beginning construction of a train maintenance depot in Washwood Heath, demolition of a former railway works in Birmingham is now well underway.
Published 22 February The demolition covers a site larger thansquare-metres and is being carried out by HS2 Ltd alongside their early works contractor, Birmingham-based LM JV.
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This has yielded a total oftonnes of demolition materials, the equivalent weight of 68 Birmingham BT Towers, and will be predominantly reused on site, significantly reducing the need for landfill and lorry movements.
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