Kildare Route Project Hazel Hatch Station Refurbishment

Kildare Route Project Hazel Hatch Station RefurbushmentClient:  Iarnród Éireann, New Works Procurement Office, 
Engineer:  Iarnród Éireann, New Works Procurement Office, 
Value:  €1.6m
Completion:  2009
Method of Procurement:  Restricted Procedure

Project Description:
Kildare Route Project Contract No.3.  Contract 3 extends from Stacumny at chainage 17,000m to Hazelhatch at chainage 20,140m.

Building Works Include the Following:

  • Refurbishment of an existing station building, including installation of a new floor and floor finishes, replacement of existing sash windows with new, replacement of existing timber wall panelling, refurbishment of existing fireplace, installation of new seating, drylining of walls and installation of new ceilings, installation of new automatic door and new internal timber doors, repointing of extenal brickwork, redecoration of interior surfaces
  • Construction of a new station building including ticket office, ticket hall, mess room, accessible toilets, staff toilets, SER room, TER room and store room.
  • Building was of steel frame constuction with curtain wall glazing on one elevation and brickwork on all other elevations.
  • Ticket window with split level counter for wheelchair access, pay-through trays, coin rise lip and ballistic glazing.
  • Ballistic glazing and steel plated security doors to ticket office with controlled access
  • Floor covering, ceilings, plastering, tiling, sanitary ware, timber windows and doors, seating, roller shutters, matwells etc and all decoration
  • Installation of new CCTV, fire alarm, intruder alarm, PA, lighting, power points, data points, etc
  • Provision of mechanical services as necessary for new toilets and canteen including extract fans.
  • Fitting out of SER room and TER room with raised access floors and all associated distribution boards, ansaldo racks, UPS, DVRs, Ditra system, etc
  • External works including footpaths with tactile surfaces as required, railing, fencing, seating, passenger shelters, bins, lighting et
  • Construction of a new island platform serving two train lines and another single platform. This involved the construction of foundations, Z-units, backfilling, istallation of coper units incorporating tactile surface, tarmacadam, ducting, lighting columns, CCTV, PA, help points, induction loops, fencing, drainage channel etc
  • Upgrading of 2no existing platforms including new surfacing, coper units, line drainage, lighting columns etc
  • Construction of 3no lift shafts and a steel overhead link bridge to service all platforms

Additional Works 

  • The construction of track side maintenance roads running parallel to the route with access points off public roads.
  • The installation of new boundary treatment works along the railway corridor. 
  • The installation of a new track drainage system, both open drain and closed pipe. 
  • The extension of existing underbridges and culverts running under the existing railway line. 
  • The construction of a new roundabout and road along Hazelhatch link road.The construction of precast concrete and in-situ concrete retaining walls, box culverts and an in-situ river bridge (Shinkin River) associated with Hazelhatch link road.
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