DHK designed this vast new maintenance facility of approximately 700,000 SF for the Connecticut DOT and Metro North Railroad. The building houses new rail car shops, offices, and employee support facilities. The building program included a Component Change-Out Shop and Administration building that houses maintenance and repair shops, training space, offices, storage, and a police station. The industrial program also included a Service & Inspection Shop, Independent Wheel-Truing Shop, Central Distribution Warehouse with an Automated Supply Retrieval System, Train Car Wash Facility, Parking Garage, Pedestrian Bridge, other auxiliary buildings and renovations to several existing shops.
Phase I construction included the 300,000 SF Component Change-Out Shop and Administration building which was completed in 2017. Phase II construction includes the Central Distribution Warehouse with an Automated Supply Retrieval System which is scheduled to be completed in 2018.