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Multi Purpose Gantry (MPG)

Picture of one of the Multi-Purpose Gantry (MPG) that were fabricated especially for the works in order to facilitate the installation of the track route in the CTRL-Section 2 tunnels.

These MPG were designed to circulate on the concrete walkways that had been built by the tunneling Civils contractors prior to handover to the infrastructure Contractor C576 - ACT.


CTRL Section 2 Project
Entente Cordiale
Arrival of First ever Train at St Pancras International
Eurostar under the Barlow shed
Preparation on-board Eurostar before test runs
Review of CTRL-Section 2 project
Test Run on board Eurostar Test Train
Eurostar Test Train T&C Team
Eurostar test train at Stratford
Convoy of RRV
Installation of OCS equipment
Structure Gauge Checks
Gauge 'Hot Spots' checks
Test Track
View of London Tunnel
Multi-Purpose Gantry
Transition Slab & Ballasted Tracks
Multi Purpose Gantry (MPG)
Slab Track Team
Train Tunnel Ventilation Tests
Mauzin Train Tests
Michael Palin visits CTRL