HomeBusinessSella Controls to supply Tracklink products for Network Rail's safer isolations project

Sella Controls to supply Tracklink products for Network Rail’s safer isolations project

Listen to this article

McNicholas Construction has awarded Sella Controls a contract to supply its Tracklink technologies to Network Rail.

Network Rail is implementing a trial of its B5 isolation process – formerly referred to as the safer isolations programme – across four areas of the Wessex route.

The B5 isolation works form part of a main contract awarded to McNicholas Construction by Network Rail as part of its electrification and plant framework.

Working closely with Network Rail, Sella Controls and McNicholas Construction will supply a control solution that will allow Network Rail to remotely apply isolations to a substation busbar, track section or an entire line of route.

Sella Controls business development manager Chris Elliott said: “This is a significant project for Network Rail aimed at making the application of isolations safer, quicker and more secure.

“The delivery of the B5 isolations project to Network Rail is critical for their business ahead of the next control period (CP6).

“Having worked closely with McNicholas to develop the scheme design for Network Rail, we are now focused on delivering a successful trial installation.”

Read more: Education and information at Infrarail


Rail Engineer is the leading independent quality monthly magazine for engineers, project managers, directors and leading rail executive decision makers. Head to www.railsubs.com to make a free subscription to RailEngineer magazine or one of its sister publications.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.