Bauer Deploys New Drill for Werrington Junction

Bauer BG 45 PremiumLine rotary drilling rig

Bauer began engaged on a 12-week contract with Morgan Sindall in March.

The brand new junction, positioned three miles north of Peterborough Station, has been recognized by Community Rail as a key mission to supply extra capability to the primary line of the east coast. At present, low-speed freight trains routinely cross three strains of the primary line of the east coast. When Morgan Sindall finishes the brand new junction, the freight trains might be diverted underground, permitting the trains to cross concurrently on and below the primary strains.

Bauer Applied sciences is at the moment developing 16-meter-long, 900-mm-diameter contiguous drilled piles to permit Morgan Sindall to construct a raise field below the primary line of the east coast. Earlier than the development of the caisson, Bauer Applied sciences will set up 14 piles, bolstered fiberglass, on the face of the field to permit the development of two service tunnels wanted to facilitate the set up of the jack construction.

Michael Jones, Managing Director of Bauer Applied sciences, stated, "We’re delighted to be working with Morgan Sindall and taking part in a key position on this necessary Community Rail mission, designed to supply a lot wanted additional capability to the busy principal line of the East Coast. Bauer Applied sciences is effectively outfitted to work on a very powerful initiatives, essentially the most advanced from a technological and logistical standpoint. We’re assured that the mission will showcase our capabilities and people of the BG45 PremiumLine rotary drilling rig. "

The rotary drill BG 45 PremiumLine can drill to a depth of 100 meters, with a torque of 461 kNm. The video beneath reveals one being put in by a German firm.

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