Lowery Ltd Gatwick Station Project – Weeks 52, 53 & 01 – 2020

Given the significant challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic Lowery adapted our safe working practices and processes to enable the successful completion of all the planned works to programme and budget.

Lowery continue to prove they are the “one stop business” to carry out any Civils, High Voltage & Low Voltage Power, Signalling & Telecoms works on the railway infrastructure.  

Week 52 -      Diversion of 3 x High Voltage and 1 x pilot cable (2 sets of HV joints & 2 sets of Pilot joints) including Testing & Commissioning

Week 53 -      Diversion of 1 nos 650v Signalling Power Cable including Testing & Commissioning
                     Installation of 8 nos 400mm2 Low Voltage cables approximately 250m long and installed through 2 nos UTX’s to the final jointing position

Week 01 -      Diversion of 8 x Low Voltage cables (16 nos joints) including Testing & Commissioning
                     Diversion of 2 nos 650v Signalling Power Cables, 1 cable requiring an all lines TS11 with all works completed in a 2hr window including Testing &

The above diversion involved taking a significant 8 miles of signalling equipment out of use for the duration of the 2hr window then fully restored and commissioned back into service.


Many thanks to the Project’s Principal Contractor & our client Costain for their ongoing support over the past weeks. It is very much appreciated by the Lowery team.


Client Commendation Below:

Just a quick email to say well done and thank you to Lowery for completing the cable diversion works at Gatwick over the last 3 weekends. All operatives performed excellently in difficult conditions and under time pressure, especially this weekend diverting the Signal Power 650v cables, They were diligent in every task and courteous when questioned by our team, therefore please extend our gratitude to all your team.

 Ricky Clitherow your PM and his site team are a credit to Lowery, and we look forward to working with you in the near future



Michael Prosperino

GSP – MEP Manager