Turbine component deliveries – week commencing 22nd February

Turbine component deliveries

Please see below turbine component delivery information for the week commencing 22nd February. With the weather in an improved state at the moment, deliveries will continue as they have been over the last few weeks. Please note that these are expected times only. Please get in touch if further information is required.

Morning deliveries are expected to leave Swansea Docks at around 09:30. Due to unpredictable weather on the Rhigos Mountain, we cannot be specific regarding the afternoon delivery time, and deliveries will leave Swansea Docks between 11:30 and 13:30. This means they will arrive at the bottom of the Rhigos between 12:30 and 14:30.

22nd February – One convoy is expected to leave Swansea Docks at 09:30, arriving on Rhigos Road at approximately 10:30. The delivery is expected to leave the public highway at the Tower Colliery forestry entrance by 11:00.

23rd February – Convoy one is expected to leave Swansea Docks at 09:30, arriving on Rhigos Road at approximately 10:30. The delivery is expected to leave the public highway at the Tower Colliery forestry entrance by 11:00.

Convoy two is expected to leave Swansea Docks between 11:30 and 13:30, arriving on Rhigos Road between 12:30 and 14:30. The delivery is expected to leave the public highway at the Tower Colliery forestry entrance by 15:00.

24th February – No deliveries today as the team will be unloading the next shipment of components (blades) at Swansea Docks.

25th February – Turbine blade deliveries are due to commence. One convoy is expected to leave Swansea Docks at 09:30, arriving on Rhigos Road at approximately 10:30. The delivery is expected to leave the public highway at the Tower Colliery forestry entrance by 11:00.

26th February – Convoy one is expected to leave Swansea Docks at 09:30, arriving on Rhigos Road at approximately 10:30. The delivery is expected to leave the public highway at the Tower Colliery forestry entrance by 11:00.

Convoy two is expected to leave Swansea Docks between 11:30 and 13:30, arriving on Rhigos Road between 12:30 and 14:30. The delivery is expected to leave the public highway at the Tower Colliery forestry entrance by 15:00.

27th February – Convoy one is expected to leave Swansea Docks at 09:30, arriving on Rhigos Road at approximately 10:30. The delivery is expected to leave the public highway at the Tower Colliery forestry entrance by 11:00.

Convoy two is expected to leave Swansea Docks between 11:30 and 13:30, arriving on Rhigos Road between 12:30 and 14:30. The delivery is expected to leave the public highway at the Tower Colliery forestry entrance by 15:00.

The status of the above is subject to change and we will publish updated information on this blog, our Twitter feed and Facebook page. We apologise in advance for any delays or inconvenience caused. For more information view this short film in English or Welsh, or download a fact sheet.

For queries please contact Emily Faull on 02921 303400 or penycymoedd@vattenfall.com.