Case Study

Barking Riverside Extension Project


Redundant Rolling Stock Disposal

Project duration

Four and a half weeks including Three Weekend Possessions.


Econ have been contracted for the Disposal of Redundant Rolling Stock.

The works have included removal of asbestos and then breaking up and disposal of 25 rolling stock units from a Rail locked work site in London.

Works have now been completed a week early with three weekend 47 hour possessions carried out in total.

The teams worked very hard to deliver these works safely and within program. We would like to thank all teams involved for their hard work and professionalism during these works.

Staffing requirements

Asbestos Trained Staff, CCDO Demolition Operatives, CCDO Burning Operatives, CPCS Plant Operators, Network Rail COSS, RRV POS, RRV COSS, RRV Machine Controllers. Econ’s team included staff who met the following requirements: CPCS, CSCS, CCDO, COSS.

Equipment/Plant Used

RRV (DX270 with Grab & 4 x Box Trailers), 14t Demolition Excavator, 25t Demolition Excavator, 35t Demolition Excavator, all with Selecta Grab, Breakers and Shears and Oxy/Propane Burning Equipment.

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