Network Rail chooses 13 companies to help build a better railway network
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Network Rail chooses 13 companies to help build a better railway network

Network Rail chooses 13 companies to help build a better railway network

Thirteen companies have been awarded contracts to deliver buildings and civils work across Network Rail’s Southern region, which spans Kent, Sussex and the South of England.

The three-year contracts which started at the end of November 2020 cover things such as upgrades to station canopies and platforms, footbridges, earthworks which includes drainage and repairs when there has been a landslip, rewiring at stations, lift and escalator renewals and station information.

The contracts have a combined estimated value of around £200m.

As part of the process, Network Rail selected companies which are leaders in innovation and sustainability and could demonstrate a proven track record of delivering social value across the communities in which they work.

The companies are:

  • General building and civils
    • Balfour Beatty Rail
    • VolkerFitzpatrick
    • Amalgamated construction
  • Mechanical and engineering specialist
    • B & M McHugh
    • Quinn Infrastructure Services
  • Fabric specialist
    • BCM Construction
    • Lundy Projects
  • Footbridges specialist
    • Nationwide Rail
    • Taziker Industrial
  • Metallic structures specialist
    • Dyer and Butler
    • Freyssinet
  • Earthworks specialist
    • Dyer and Butler
    • Taziker Industrial
  • Masonry and concrete specialist
    • Nationwide Rail
    • Kier Integrated Services

John Halsall, managing director, Network Rail Southern region, said: “We have chosen suppliers to allow us to deliver vital new infrastructure and support the overall aims of providing a safe, reliable and efficient railway for passengers.”

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