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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA

2nd Workshop: Part (1) - System Parameters

JV Engineering Design
DBI / EGIS / DAR
Peter Perbey, Raik Hoffmann
Dammam, 24.02.2015
GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
System Parameters Agenda

i. axle load
ii. train composition and length
iii. ruling gradient against loaded heavy-haul trains
iv. block or signaling system
v. size and spacing of passing loops
vi. maximum and average speeds of heavy-haul loaded and empty trains
vii. minimum radius of curves, cant and cant deficiency
viii. performance and general characteristics of locomotives
ix. track maintenance principles
x. prudent levels of redundancy to be built into the system
xi. any other parameter necessary for the design

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System Parameters

i. axle load
ii. train composition and length
iii. ruling gradient against loaded heavy-haul trains

Parameter Value
Axle Load max. 32.4 tons
Passenger Train Length 200 meters
Passenger Train Composition up to 3 coupled train sets
Freight Train Length max. 2000 meters
Freight Train Composition multiple locos per freight train
Ruling Gradient against loaded heavy haul 1%
trains

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System Parameters

iv. block or signaling system


v. size and spacing of passing loops
Parameter Value
Signaling System Main Line ETCS Level 2 (no lineside signals)
Block Length To be specified to accomodate 4 min
headway
Signaling System Depot Conventional signalling system
Track Vacancy System Axle Counters
Size of Passing Loops 2500 meters (for 2000 meters train length)
Spacing of Passing Loops 2 tracks (one on each side)
Distance of Passing Loops min every 45km, additional passing loops
to be determined according to operational
concept

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System Parameters

vi. maximum and average speeds of heavy-haul loaded and empty trains

Parameter Value
Freight trains maximum speed for heavy 80 km/hr
haul loaded trains (heavy bulk traffic)
Freight trains maximum speed for lighter, 120 km/hr
faster freight
Freight trains average speed for heavy to be determined according to operational
haul loaded trains (heavy bulk traffic) concept
Freight trains maximum speed for lighter, to be determined according to operational
faster freight concept

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System Parameters

vii. minimum radius of curves, cant and cant deficiency

Parameter Value
Minimum radius of curves on main line 3,125 meters

Minimum radius of curves on yard lines 190 meters

Maximum cant 160 millimeters

Cant deficiency 100 millimeters

Cant excess 80 millimeters

Rate of Change of Cant or Cant Deficiency 35 millimeters / second

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System Parameters

viii. performance and general characteristics of locomotives

Parameter Value
Power range for freight 4,400 kW / 6,000 HP
diesel-electric locomotives 4,000 kW / 5,440 HP
3,200 kW / 4,350 HP
Operating speed max. 120 km/hr

Axle load 32.4 tons

Length over coupler approx. 23 meters


Diesel tank volume min. 16,000 liters total
min. 15,000 liters useable
Locomotive maintenance cycle. 6 months

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System Parameters

ix. track maintenance principles (including implications of various levels of heavy


haul on track maintenance costs)
Parameter Value
Total Length of Track 2x 650km, plus stations, bases and yards
Number of Infrastructure Maintenance 10 Bases
Bases
Implication of heavy haul on track Up to 8x per year (factor 4)
maintenance costs cycle of grinding
Implication of heavy haul on track Up to 10x per year (factor 10)
maintenance costs track geometry
measuring
Implication of heavy haul on track Based on the rail friction coefficient (0,2 -
maintenance costs expected lifetime of 0,8): 4 10 years (normal: 15 years)
rails

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System Parameters

x. prudent levels of redundancy to be built into the system

Parameter Value
General line layout double-track
Number of tracks in passing loops two, one on each side
Number of platforms on stations three platforms for passenger service

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System Parameters

xi. any other parameter necessary for the design


Parameter Value
Capacity / passenger train set 250 350 passengers
Locomotives for passenger trains 2
Passenger trains maximum speed 200 km/hr (220 km/hr design speed)
Passenger trains average speed to be determined according to operational
concept
Customer and immigration procedure at No stop at borders, procedures will be
borders performed at stations
Labour law: Working Hours Not more than 8h per day, 48h per week

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System Parameters

THANK YOU!

THANK YOU!

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
2nd Workshop: Part (2) - Railway Facilities and Architecture

JV Engineering Design
DBI / EGIS / DAR
Peter Perbey, Tim Clark
Dammam, 24.02.2015
GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Content Overview

Station Administration /OCC Depot Facilities

Architectural Design of: Architectural Design of: Architectural Design of:

Al Salwa Station Administration Building Rolling Stock Heavy


Al Jubail Station including: Maintenance Depot
Infrastructure Heavy
Set GCC Rail Parameters Training Facilities Maintenance Base (HMB)
for Dammam Station: Meeting and VIP Majilis Infrastructure Light
areas: Maintenance Base (LMB)
Management meeting rooms
For upgrade of Dammam Marshalling Yard
Reception areas for VIPs
Station and creation of Technical Resource Areas Offices and related
border facilities. NOTE:- Office and Staff Amenities amenities for Depot staff.
this is part of other OCC Facility at Dammam
consultants scope. with Training Center..

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WP Facilities & Architecture Deliverables

Start WS 3 WS 5 WS 7 WS 9

Step 1:
Concept Design of Facilities

Step 2:
Stations: Aesthetic and Preliminary Design of Facilities
functional design
Administration Building: Stations: Preliminary Step 3:
Detailed Design of Facilities
Aesthetic and functional design
design Administration Building: Stations: Detailed design
Depot facilities and Line Preliminary design Administration Building:
side buildings: Depot facilities and Line Detailed design
Master-plans and side buildings: Master- Depot facilities and Line
catalogue of generic plans and preliminary side buildings: Detailed
building types design of all building design of all building
structures structures

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WP Facilities & Architecture Dammam Station Upgrade Parameters

Functional Requirements for GCC Terminal at Dammam Station:


Passport control
Immigration and customs procedures
Check-in facilities
Security
Border Police
Information booths, ticketing and booking desks
Luggage rooms and lockers
Departure lounges
Facilities for passengers with disabilities
Prayer rooms with Washrooms
Retail shops, restaurant, refreshment/food stalls
Smooth interface with local services and amenities

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WP Facilities & Architecture Passenger Station

Parking
Station Buildingm ticket hall
immigration and shops

Passenger underpass

Side-Platform 400m length


(with 200m future extension)

Island-Platform 400m length


(with 200m future extension)

GCC Main Line

schematic, no scale

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WP Facilities & Architecture Passenger Station

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Passenger Station

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Arch. Administration Buildings Dammam

Administration

GCC Operation OCC

Training Center

Staff Facilities incl. Canteen

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Main Administration Buildings Dammam

Administration Building with Training


Training Facilities
Reception and Majilis area:
Management meeting rooms
Reception areas for VIPs
Technical Resource Areas OCC
Office and Staff Amenities

Administraton

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WP Facilities & Architecture Main Administration Buildings Dammam

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Main Administration Buildings Dammam

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Main OCC Facility

GCC Railway Main OCC Traffic Control Data Centre


Traffic Control Room Server Room
Main control room 400m2 Technical Control Room Tech Workshop
Telecommunications hub. OCC Manager Room Storage
Meeting Room Data Collection Room
Crisis Room. Crisis Room Fire Protection System Room
Technical Workshops. Supervision Office #1
Specialist meeting areas. Supervision Office #2 Technical Rooms
Fire Protection System Room GSM-R Room
Acoustically isolated. Telecommunication Supervision Centre Supervision Room
Telecommunications Room
Access / Crisis Room /Technical Rooms Battery Room
UPS Rooms
Power Supply Room
MV Room
Transformers Room
Fire Protection System Room

Administration Facilities and Utilities


Prayer Room
Reception
Changing Room
Toilets

Staff Offices and Meeting Rooms (incl. Small kitchen)


Security Office
Security Equipment Room
Storage
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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Main OCC Facility

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
Depot and Maintenance Facilities

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
Depot and Maintenance Facilities

Integrated Solutions Geothermal

1. Daylighting to office areas through three layers of solar protective glass. 4. Workshop Daylighting through solar isolating windows with secondary shading.
2. Alternative protection to users via isolating glass and internal shading. 5. High levels of natural daylighting increase productivity and user satisfaction.
3. Roof lights provide enhanced natural Daylighting while rejecting heat. 6. Photovoltaic surfaces to augment energy systems on a sustainable basis.

Solar Daylighting and Solar


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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Location Overview

----------------------------- Kuwait border


OCC Dammam
Administration Building with
Training Center,
Planning Departments

Passenger Station Al Jubail Station

------------- Dammam
Integrated Marshalling and
Maintenance Facility
--------- Interchange
Infrastructure Maintenance Base
(construction and heavy maintenance*)
Infrastructure Maintenance Base
(light)*
Al Salwa Station --- Qatar border
Infrastructure Maintenance Base
(sand removal)**

UAE border --------------------


* as required by the traffic volume
**as required by the sand mitigation study
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WP Facilities & Architecture Maintenance Facility

Infrastructure Maintenance Base


(for sand removal **)

1) Staff
2) Engine Shed
3) Waste treatment
4) Storage Shed Workshops
5) Petrol Station

schematic, no scale
* The sand removal bases will be positioned according to the sand mitigation plan.
They will be optimized to minimum reaction time for maximum infrastructure availability.

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Infrastructure Maintenance Bases

Infrastructure Maintenance Base


(LMB)

1) Waste treatment 7) Storage Shed Workshops


2) Sleepers Store Yard 8) Engine Shed
3) Sleepers 9) Truck Workshop
4) Short Rail 10)Petrol Station
5) Balast 11)Life Camp
6) Admin
schematic, no scale

Infrastructure Heavy
Maintenance Base (HMB)

1) Waste treatment 8) Engine Shed


2) Sleepers Store Yard 9) Long Rail
3) Sleepers 10)Petrol Station
4) Short Rail 11) Large Yellow Fleet
5) Balast 12) Truck Workshop
6) Admin 13)Life Camp
7) Storage Shed Workshops
schematic, no scale

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WP Facilities & Architecture Integrated Marshalling and Maintenance Facility

Integrated Marshalling and Maintenance Facility (IMMF)

Marshalling Yard Stabling Yard and Rolling Stock


Detailed separately Maintenance Base

Heavy Infrastructure
Maintenance Base
NORTH

Detail of Rolling Stock


Maintenance Base
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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Rolling Stock Maintenance Base

Integrated Marshalling and Maintenance Facility (IMMF)


Rolling Stock Maintenance Base :
Facilities and Functions

1) Automatic Wheel Diagnostic System (max. 9) Ground Floor: Workshops and storage 22) Pit for Underfloor Cleaning passenger trains
15km/h) (one track only) Passenger trains 23) Freight Stabling
2) Sand blowing Passenger trains First Floor: Offices and Staff Facilities passenger 24) Freight Diesel fuelling station (2 tracks)
3) Exterior Cleaning Passenger trains train maintainer 25) Sand blowing freight
4) Interior Cleaning + Stabling, Waste Water 10) Waste Treatment 26) Exterior Cleaning for single Wagon and Loco
Emptying, Fresh Water Refilling (shaded, 450m 11) Waste Water Treatment Plant + Oil separator + Tank Wagon Interior Cleaning
length) Passenger trains 12) Water Tanks 27) Diesel Engine Test Bay (1 track) freight
5) Light Maintenance Shed (2 tracks) Passenger 13) Power Station locomotives
trains 14) Staff Facilities Cleaners Passenger trains 28) UfWL freight locomotives inside shed
5a) Future Extension 15) Road Access Control/Security 29) Light and Heavy Maintenance Wagons (14
6) Bogie Drop system (1 track) 16) Heavy Maintenance Shed (2 tracks) Passenger tracks with 3 traverser lines)
7) Underfloor Wheel Lathe (3 tracks) Passenger trains with underfloor lifting device 30) Light and Heavy Maintenance Locomotives
trains 17) Paint Shop (1 track) (6 tracks)
7a) Swarf Container 18) Sand Blasting (1 track) 31) Component Storage, Component Overhaul
8) Fuelling Station Passenger trains (two sided) 19) Test Track (fenced) Workshops, Repairable Items Store wagons and
including Service Station: Diesel, Cooling Water, 20) Component Storage, Component Overhaul freight locomotives
Sand Workshops, Bogie and Wheel Set Workshop, Diesel 32) Wheels set overhaul wagons
8a) Diesel Tanks Engine Workshop, Repairable Items Store 33) Ground Floor: Workshops and storage freight
passenger trains First Floor: Offices and Staff Facilities freight
21) Diesel Engine Test Bay (1 track) passenger train maintainer
trains

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WP Facilities & Architecture Typical Depot Equipment 1

Wheel Set Exchange Washing Plant Underfloor Wheel Lathe

Underfloor Lifting System Railroad Shunting Vehicle Stationary Waste Water Emptying

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WP Facilities & Architecture Typical Depot Equipment 2

Mobile Waste Water Emptying Vehicle Mobile Sand Refilling Vehicle Mobile Water Refilling Vehicle

Light Maintenance Access Structure Light Maintenance Access Structure Underfloor Tandem Wheel Lathe

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Depot Section 1

Heavy Maintenance Tracks with


Underfloor Lifting Structure for Passenger Trains

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Depot Section 2

Light Maintenance Tracks with


Bogie Drop for Passenger Trains

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GCC Railway Mainline in KSA
WP Facilities & Architecture Depot Section 3

Light Maintenance Tracks with


Underfloor Wheel Lathe
for Passenger Trains

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Facilities & Architecture

THANK YOU!

THANK YOU!

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