TransPennine Express, Ardwick Depot Manchester
Foreman Roberts were appointed by Siemens Transportation Systems to provide MEP Consulting Services for this for this new £30 million traincare facility in Ardwick Manchester. The facility includes a “4 road, 6 car” diesel, depot area with full length maintenance pits together with a bogie drop unit and a double headed wheel lathe, plus associated stores and workshops totalling approximately 5000m2. External sidings are provided for the stabling and cleaning of 15No 3 car trains, along with a CET (controlled emission toilet) installation and diesel refuelling platform. A separate train-wash plant contained in a dedicated building is also provided on the site. Offices associated with the maintenance facility are contained within the 3200m² of office accommodation which is integral to the depot facility. Client: Siemens Transportation Systems.