Greenheart timbers for Borders Rail Link bridge re-decking


Client: BAM Nuttal for Network Rail
Timescales – x weeks.  Delivered as scheduled
Background – The new Borders Railway is a vital transport connection between Edinburgh and the Borders.  It is anticipated that the new route will provide significant economic benefits to the area as well as the environmental benefits associated with decreased reliance on the over-crowded road network

Timber Requirements – Aitken and Howard won the tender to supply the following:

  • 100mm x 300mm Greenheart bridge decks

Value Added – Timbers were machined to specific tolerances and supplied as required using a bespoke delivery schedule designed to coordinate with overall project delivery schedule.