JEC Project:
Designing, Supplying and Installing Material Handling Equipment and Systems in Key MTR Depots

ClientMTR Corporation Limited
JEC ScopeDesign, supply and installation of depot’s material handling systems
LocationHong Kong
Project Completion Date2003

Jardine Engineering Corporation (JEC) designed, supplied and installed a range of specialised material handling equipment and systems to facilitate the effective and efficient maintenance of rolling stock in MTR Corporation’s key depots, including Tseung Kwan O, Kowloon Bay,Siu Ho Wan, Pat Heung, Tai Wai and Ho Tung Lau.

Maintenance Equipment Installationfor Tai Wai Depot

The work includes the installation of various depot maintenance equipments which are essential to maintain rolling stock, including:

  • One overhead crane of 10-tonne hoist unit with long travel of 140m at girder span 20m
  • One overhead crane of 2-tonne hoist unit with long travel of 205m at girder span 6.5m
  • Two bogie turntables at 3.5m diameter
  • Four aerial lifting platform vehicles
  • Overall system safety and control provision
  • Winch system for lifting track
  • Stones rocking system with a narrow-axles stacker truck
  • EMU battery charger system

Storage Rack Systemfor Tseung Kwan O Maintenance Depot

JEC designed, supplied and installed a shelving and racking system covering a total area of 2,500m2; consisting of 1,000m2of light goods storage and 1,500m2of heavy goods storage. The three-tier storage shelving system, complete with a narrow-aisle pallet racking system and a cantilever racking system are integrated into one comprehensive material storage and handling solution to maximise the storage capacity in the area and the efficiency of the overall system.

Material Handling Equipment and Solutionsfor Other Depots

JEC also provided a wide range of other material handling equipment and solutions to the depots, including:

  • Jib Crane
  • Roller and Cranage System
  • EMU A/C Storage Rack
  • Mobile Lifting System
  • Mobile Platform Systems andTransfer Carriage
  • Train Wash Plant
  • Underfloor Wheel Lathe
  • Passenger Seats
  • Component Cleaning Equipment
  • Wheel Set Diagnostic System
  • Electrical Shunter.

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