London Waterloo is Britain’s largest and busiest station, with over 41 million passenger entries/exits in 2021/22. Switches and crossings (S&C) on the entry/exit to London Waterloo station’s 19 passenger platforms experience very high levels of traffic.
The in-service performance of L.B. Foster’s HPF Solid Stick solutions has demonstrated clear returns in terms of extended asset life performance and associated cost benefits.
L.B. Foster Rail Technologies was briefed to undertake a major project to totally redesign the range of fishplates and rail joints used across the UK rail network.