September 04, 2014

Network Rail awards £1.6bn renewal contracts

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BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded nine suppliers a total of 20 five-year framework enhancement and renewal contracts worth a combined £1.6bn for its London North Western and East Midlands routes.

The winning suppliers are: Amalgamated Construction, Amey, Buckingham Group Contracting, Carillion Construction, J Murphy & Sons, Miller Construction UK, Skanska Construction UK, Story Contracting, and VolkerRail.

NR says the work is a key part of its £38bn investment in the current five-year investment period, Control Period 5, which commenced in April. Works cover railway engineering, civil engineering, buildings, structures, earthworks, property, and electrification and plant.

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