PROJECT INFORMATION

CLIENT:         STRATEGIC PARTNERS GROUP (SPG)
COUNTRY:    SOUTH AFRICA
LOCATION:   JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG
DURATION (MONTHS):     24
TOTAL STAFF MONTHS:   90
START AND COMPLETION DATES (MONTH/YEAR): 03/2015 – 10/2016

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Optinet Systems is contracted by VE Automation on behalf of SPG to provide Engineering, Project Management and Installation services on the Gautrain Underground Cellular Implementation Project.

The scope was executed in two phases, the first phase comprising of the BTS Hotel, located at Rosebank Station and the Cellular coverage of Park, Rosebank and Sandton underground stations while Phase 2 was the provision of Cellular coverage in the tunnels between stations. The system comprises of fibre fed remote amplification units which provide RF coverage via antennas and leaky feeder cables.

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.