Como Station Transformer Upgrade

Project Details

Client : Degnan Constructions on behalf of Transport for NSW
Type : Earthing Upgrade Low Voltage Transformer
Date : Completed July 2021
Scope of project:
Upgrading the earthing for the transformer involved:
  • Supplying and installing 2 x 4.8m electrodes
  • Installing CW 70mm2 cable for termination to low voltage transformer switchgear
  • Supplying and installing 2 heavy duty electrode pits including testing and providing stainless steel labels
Challenge:  The earthing upgrade was carried out adjacent to the electrified rail corridor. Specialist compact drilling equipment was required to maintain safe distances from the live track. Earthing Solutions’ RISI-trained staff who are authorised to work within the rail corridor, together with a protection officer undertook the safe upgrade of the earthing for the low voltage transformer.

Result:  The project was completed safely and according to the client’s requirements.