BAM bags £10m Highland mainline contract

Aaron Morby 1 month ago
Share

Network Rail has awarded Bam Nuttall a contract for upgrade works to the Highland mainline.

BAM secures more rail work in the highlands

The £10m contract is part of an overall £57m Scottish Government-funded investment in the line linking Inverness and the Central Belt.

BAM will extend platforms 1 and 2 at Pitlochry station and carrying out modifications to extend the track layout.

Infrastructure works will also be carried out at Aviemore station – extending the loop to the north of the station.

In addition, signalling systems at Pitlochry and Aviemore will also be altered and upgraded as part of the overall project.

These works will enable ScotRail’s longer InterCity trains (HSTs), which will start to be introduced on the route later this year, to pass each other more efficiently at both stations.

Humza Yousaf, Minister for Transport and the Islands, said: “The works planned to take place at Aviemore and Pitlochry allow for far more efficient crossing of trains, which along with the soon-to-be-introduced HSTs and infrastructure enhancements, will deliver faster more frequent journeys between Inverness and the Central Belt.”

Jerry Dickson, regional director Bam Nuttall, said: “Our team will be looking for opportunities to work with the local community to identify opportunities to leave a positive lasting legacy from the work at both stations.”

Latest project news

Murphy wins Wessex Water Trym Tunnel relief sewer

North Bristol tunnel scheme to start next year
1 month ago

Kier lands lead role in £19.4m Glasgow theatre revamp

Work to start in September revamping the Citizens Theatre
1 month ago

Mace go-ahead for London £150m Hanover Square scheme

Great Portland Estates JV secures pre-let to start building work on Mayfair scheme
1 month ago

Hill bags £41m Homes England direct commission job

Public land direct commissioning scheme entails building 160 homes
1 month ago

BAM bags £10m Highland mainline contract

Works planned to take place at Aviemore and Pitlochry stations
1 month ago

Kier Living bags £200m Northamptonshire housing scheme

Work to start on 750-home Hardingstone scheme
1 month ago

BAM wins £90m King’s Cross office deal for Argent

Developer was originally in talks with Carillion to deliver the project
1 month ago

Balfour lands £43m Wapping Wharf contract

Work to start next month on next phase of Bristol harbourside site
1 month ago

Kier scoops £10m Yoghurt factory extension

Contractor boosts industrial workload with Telford factory job
1 month ago

Wates wins £33m Maidenhead leisure centre

Meet the buyer event to be held this Friday to strengthen local supply chanin
2 months ago

Kier tipped for London £27m biomedical labs project

Bloomsbury Research Institute win would be firm's second biomedical job in two months
2 months ago

Durkan lands latest £45m Peabody deal at Thamesmead

Regeneration continues on massive south east London site
2 months ago

Balfour funds £65m Manchester build-to-rent scheme

Work to start on The Lancastrian, a 274-flat scheme in the New Cross area
2 months ago

BAM wins £12m P22 Whitby Hospital job

Contractor will now work up designs for a planning submission
2 months ago

Keepmoat seals 800-home Glasgow Sighthill scheme

Work to start on housing later this year as regen scheme takes-off
2 months ago

Bowmer & Kirkland to build £20m Sheffield student scheme

Singapore developer secures funds as B&K wins contract race
2 months ago

Bouygues tipped for £25m Dudley Very Light Rail centre

Work could begin in next few months on testing centre for next generation light rail systems
2 months ago

BAM gets planning for £23m Aylesbury school

Work to start next month on Buckinghamshire secondary school
2 months ago

Kier clinches £57m student village for Warwick Uni

Five student blocks to be demolished to make way for new buildings
2 months ago

Clugston to start work on £25m Hull warehouse

Arco national distribution centre will be extended for extra 220,000 sq ft
2 months ago

McAlpine JV wins pre-construction deal on £466m hospital

J3 Limited joint venture chosen for new Jersey hospital
2 months ago

ISG clinches £17.5m Bradford leisure centre

Sedbergh sports and leisure facility will contain a 25m pool, gym
2 months ago

Buckingham to build giant fridge at Dover port

Contractor wins race for £15m Refrigerated Cargo Terminal
2 months ago

Graham lands £24m private school sports centre

Oundle School in Northamptonshire to upgrade sport facilities
2 months ago

Mace signs off £500m London resi towers scheme

Mace converts One Crown Place pre-construction deal into main contract
3 months ago

Willmott Dixon wins £18m Lincoln blue light hub

Builder secures seventh blue light complex
3 months ago

McAlpine to finish Carillion Manchester tower job

Work to restart on New Bailey 500-flat Affinity Living scheme
3 months ago

Laing O’Rourke wins £70m Oxford Uni biochem project

Work to start this summer on phase 2 of celebrated biochemistry building
3 months ago

Balfour to build £33m Reading university science block

Work to start this month on Health and Life Sciences building
3 months ago

Kier to build Europe’s first 360° immersive cinema

Work to start in April on grade II listed Market Hall revamp
3 months ago

Contractor services