The £37m package of work in Yorkshire, Nottingham, Tameside, London and Devon marks a step change in Amey’s signalling portfolio, complementing existing national rail contracts – including the Multi Asset Framework Agreements.
Steve Withers, managing director of Amey’s Inter Urban division, said: “Amey is now a leading national provider of signalling schemes to Network Rail.
“We look forward to working collaboratively with our customer on these schemes, which form part of a major programme to improve the safety and reliability of the network.”
He added: “Amey is winning a significant amount of rail signalling work because we provide fully integrated solutions which helps to generate efficiencies.
Crossrail Acton Dive Under and Yard, West London
Four-year contract to deliver signalling works to support Crossrail. This involves carrying out the detailed design, construction, testing and commissioning of new lineside signalling works.
The scheme will improve the reliability and increase capacity of the line and make it easier for freight trains to leave Acton Yard or the Down Goods Loop without interference from trains on the Up Relief line.
Thrumpton Area Resignalling (Type 1), Nottingham and Yorkshire
A multi disciplinary signalling contract to renew signalling and interlocking equipment at Thrumpton Signal Box in Nottingham and West Burton signal box in Yorkshire.
This involves carrying out detailed design, construction, testing and commissioning works on the line side signalling, telecommunications and interlockings.
As part of this scheme, Amey will provide new solid state interlockings, a VDU signalling control system and renew five level crossings as well as lineside equipment.
Stalybridge (Type 1), Tameside
Design, construct, test and commission a replacement signal box for Stalybridge in Tameside, near Manchester. This includes delivering a new free wired route relay interlocking (RRI), new 650 V signalling power and renewal of the points heating.
Harrogate Area Signalling Renewals (Type 1), Yorkshire
A multi-disciplinary scheme to renew signalling equipment across the Leeds-York-Harrogate line between Harrogate and Burley Park. The contract includes renewing life-expired signalling equipment throughout the affected area and re-control of the sections controlled by Horsforth and Rigton signal boxes into Harrogate signal box.The aim is to increase passenger capacity and improve system reliability.
National Level Crossings Delivery – Tranche 4 – Level Crossing Renewals Devon LC Renewals
Renew life expired equipment at four MCB-CCTV type level crossings in Devon – Stoke Canon, Pinhoe, Topsham and Paignton. This involves carrying out detailed design, construction, testing and commissioning for the upgraded MCB-CCTV crossings.