Ansaldo STS and Linbrooke Services Limited have been awarded by Network Rail a contract worth £34.5 million (44.4 million euros) for the re-signalling of the Ferriby – Gilberdyke line (county of North Humberside) with computer based interlocking technology. The CBI technology will be implemented to upgrade the 7 main stations along the 56 km line.
Within the scope of the contract, Ansaldo STS will lead the consortium and be responsible for the SEI CBI signalling system design and supply and the axle counter system design, supply and integration.
Linbrooke will deliver the signalling and power construction works, the telecommunications system design and construction and will be the overall UK Tester in Charge.
The project begins in February 2016 and is due to be commissioned in March 2018.