Collision repair of 170204 for Abellio Greater Anglia
Brodie Engineering undertook a major crash damage repair to unit 170204 which struck a tractor on a level crossing. The train received major structural damage to the cab, underframe equipment, body side and sole-bar.
Below you can see some of the pictures we took of the unit when it arrived at Brodie Engineering and then once we had completed the repair.
With the involvement of all stakeholders, the repair was turned round in 9 months beating the normal rail average. For this type of repair, the rail average is more than over 12 months.
The repair included novel solutions to the roof and sole-bar structural damage which was supported by letters of attestation from competent 3rd parties.