A huge challenge: From the end of July to mid-August 2017, on two modification dates in the Mainz-Bischofsheim railroad station 3 standard turnouts (ST), 4 double crossovers (DCO), 1 intersection and 5 rail slippers (German: HAV) were reconstructed on order of DB AG.
Preassembly started at the beginning of July. Within three weeks, the switches were preassembled and the main work started on 21 July. Due to the tight schedule, work was performed around the clock at times. As a result Hering crews were deployed from Burbach as well as from Essen.
Despite the bad weather, Hering – not least also because of the good cooperation within the team – was able to handover the construction measures to Deutsche Bahn on time on 14 August 2017!