SALFO & Associates SA was assigned as Technical Consultant for Tender Design Services to the JV Target – Synohydro for Etihad Rail Stage 2 Project. The contractor consortium under the Technical Guidance of Salfo successfully passed the technical stage of the bid.
The Tender Design Services covered the following disciplines:
Value engineering design review on both Package A & B. Stage 2 will connect the railway to Mussafah, to the Gulf ports of Khalifa and Jebel Ali, and to the Saudi and Omani borders. It is a 220 km network with many Railway Stations, Marshall Yards and Freight facilities where the freight trains will run at speeds of up to 120km/h while the passenger trains at 200km/h. Total earthworks saving of 15-30% where managed by Design Optimization.
There were three type of Structures reviewed:
The following Freight Facilities were reviewed:
Geotechnical Review - Embankment Material