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Published

16th May 2019

Knowledge Type

Case study Lessons learned report

Organisation

, Network Rail Ltd

Major Project

Thameslink Programme

Of Interest To

Academia Consultants Contractors Operators Private sector clients Public sector clients

Handover and Transition Case Study

Summary

Major infrastructure projects in an operational environment face obvious challenges with the complex logistics and planning required for safe construction and delivery whilst keeping the infrastructure running.

There are also challenges towards the end of the project where the maintainer waits expectantly for the new infrastructure to be taken into their stewardship. They expect assets to be free of quality issues and residual defects, with a demonstrable measure of reliability and together with the technical information required for their teams to satisfactorily undertake maintenance.