dg8 were requested to undertake the installation design of the next generation RETB system to a number of vehicles that operate on the West Highland and Far North Lines. dg8 carried out the following tasks and deliverables within this project:
Ergonomic and Human Factors Support – dg8 organised for the Ergonomic assessment and Human Factors installation criteria to be undertaken by a third party specialist. dg8 ensured that the criteria selected for the vehicle installation provided a realistic platform to undertake the installation design.
Initial Vehicle Surveying – dg8 undertook detailed vehicle surveys at depots located throughout the UK covering various fleets.
Concept Design and Survey Report – dg8 provided a Project Manager, Electrical Engineers and Mechanical Design Engineers to produce the concept designs and survey reports for the varying fleets.
Detailed Design – dg8 produced detailed designs for all of the various fleets of vehicles.
Approvals Package – Following the successful approval and acceptance of the detailed design a full approvals package was produced and provided to each ROSCO/TOC and FOC giving adequate information to complete their Engineering Change process.
Installation and Testing Support – dg8 provided an Engineer to support the installation and relevant system installation testing on the first fit of each vehicle type.