Salient Features of Projects Completed In Saudi Arabia

 

Construction of 160 km at high speed track from Hofuf to Khurais in Saudi Arabia

The project involved construction of 160 km length of railway line comprising UIC 60-Kg rails, vossloh fastenings and pre-stressed mono block concrete sleepers. The track laying work was fully mechanised. The rail joints were welded by on-site flash butt welding and thermit welding processes.

The project involved 12 million cubic meters of earthwork comprising of 7 million cubic meters of earth-fill and 5 million cubic meters of excavation including rock cutting/blasting.

Maximum height of the embankment was 28 meters whereas the cutting went to a maximum depth of 23.5 meters. Rock blasting was carried in an area criss-crossed by oil/gas pipe lines which required controlled blasting. Quantity of excavation requiring blasting exceeded 2.5 million cubic meters.

The project included, one major pre-stressed concrete road under bridge, two major pre-stressed concrete road-over bridges, 43 RCC box culverts, sixteen oil/gas pipe crossings, five overhead power line crossings and three crossing stations.

In addition, colony for staff was also constructed as a part of the project.

 

Construction of 20 km Railway Siding at Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia

The project involved construction of railway siding having a length of 20 km. The work comprised construction of railway line with UIC 54 kg rails, vossloh fastenings and concrete sleepers. Rails were continuously welded.

The project included earthwork of about 200,000 cubic meters, construction of ARMCO pipe culverts, level crossings and other ancillary works.

 

End Cropping/Welding of Rails in Saudi Arabia

The project comprised end cropping of 105 km of rails on Line No.2 between Hofuf and Al-Kharj. Rails were welded by thermit process to form continuous welded rails.

 

End-Cropping/Welding of Rails in Saudi Arabia

The project comprised welding of rails by Thermit process to form continuous welded rails on Line No.2 between Hofuf and Al-Kharj.