Class 334 Improvements

Customer: Alstom
Location: Polmadie Depot - Scotland
Operator(s): Scotrail
Contract: C4 Enhancements – On the fleet of 334’s at Polmadie Depot Glasgow.
Awarded: May 2015
Completed: September 2017
Description: A team of 8 tradesmen consisting of vehicle builders and electricians carried out enhancements on 40 x 3 car units including the removal of all seats and dado panels to fit ‘at seat sockets’, all wiring installation for sockets, Ethernet backbone, CCTV and DOO cameras including the preparation of all cables, installation of new inter-car jumpers, removal of all fluorescent lighting and the fitting of new LED lights, grab pole replacement, installation of a new cycle area including lino and auto coupler replacement. The team was bolstered by an additional 4 tradesmen for 6 months to accelerate the program due to operating commitments. Working closely and in partnership with Alstom for 26 months, this project was completed on time and to the satisfaction of all parties.