PROJECT INFORMATION

CLIENT:           R&H Rail (PTY) Ltd
COUNTRY:      SOUTH AFRICA
LOCATION:     DURBAN, KWAZULU NATAL
DURATION (MONTHS):      24+
TOTAL STAFF MONTHS:   120
START AND COMPLETION DATES (MONTH/YEAR): 03/2016 – Current

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Optinet Systems is contracted by R&H Rail to provide Engineering, Project Management and Installation services on the BAA Durban resignalling project. The re-signalling project is an initiative by PRASA to upgrade the existing PRASA infrastructure to align with the new rolling stock. The contract was awarded to Optinet in March 2016 and is expected to complete in 2021.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ACTUAL SERVICES PROVIDED
  • Provide Project Management Services to manage the design and execution of the Telecoms, HVAC, Security and Access Control scope.
  • Provide Telecoms design support to R&H Rail.
  • Fibre Optic Network Design and develop associated IFC and as-build CAD Drawings Design, manufacture and FAT the SCADA backplates.
  • Install all Telecoms equipment.
  • Install, Test and Commission the Fibre Optic Cable network – both Aerial and buried fibre cables.
  • Develop Post Installation Check-out test documentation for all sub-systems.
  • Develop Site Acceptance Test documentation for all sub-systems.
  • Develop Systems Integration Test documentation for all sub-systems.