Quartet win £490m North West & Central railway works deal

Aaron Morby 3 weeks ago
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Network Rail has named the four firms it will use to deliver a planned £490m programme of major projects in its north west and central territory for control period 7.

The deal completes the award of a flight of frameworks set up covering the “Backbone of Britain” route over the next five years and sees Skanska and Kier take the biggest project lot.

North West & Central Region Cat A framework (Value £690m)


Regional Multi-discipline

£7m – £200m projects (total up to £310m)

  • Skanska
  • Kier

Multi-discipline

£7m – £50m projects (total £180m)

  • Octavius Infrastructure
  • Story Contracting

The scope of works and services for the new framework is multi-disciplinary covering civil engineering, building and railway engineering.

Network Rail’s other partner for medium-sized and small works packages have also been revealed in the last month with Story also featuring in the selection of firms for the £1bn medium projects workbook.

Category B&C – medium-sized works (Value £1bn)


Civil Engineering (Structures & Geotechnical)

Projects worth (£100k to £7m)

  • Entire region: Story Contracting
  • North West region: QTS Group
  • Central Route and West Coast South Route: Murphy

Small projects (£100k – £4m)

  • Entire region: Amalgamated Construction
  • North West: QTS Group; Story Contracting
  • Central Route and West Coast South Route: Murphy

Buildings

Projects worth (£100k to £7m)

  • Entire region: Story Contracting
  • North West Region: Amalgamated Construction
  • North West region: Murphy
  • Central region: Murphy
  • West Coast South Route: Taziker Industrial

Small projects (£100k – £4m)

  • North West region: Amalgamated Construction
  • Central Route and West Coast South Route: Murphy
  • Electrification & Plant

Electrification & Plant

Projects worth (£100k to £7m)

  • AC Switchgear – Entire region: Amey Rail
  • Power & Distribution – North West region and Central Route and West Coast South Route: Amey Rail
  • Low Voltage Plant & Signalling Power – Central Route and West Coast South Route: Amey Rail

 

Category D – minor works (Value £229m)


Civil Engineering (Structures & Geotechnical)

Full region emergency response

  • Amalgamated Construction
  • QTS Group

Full region

  • Construction Marine
  • J Murphy & Sons

Buildings

North West region

  • Amalgamated Construction
  • CK Rail Solutions
  • JSS Rail

Central & West Coast South region

  • Amalgamated Construction
  • CK Rail Solutions
  • JSS Rail

 

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