Three-year contracts for South East and East Midlands to begin in April 2006.

Balfour Beatty has won plant contracts with Network Rail worth £66m over three years, with an option to extend for a further two years. The contracts are for tamping and ballast regulating services in the South East and in the East Midlands, and begin in April 2006.

Ian Tyler, Balfour Beatty’s chief executive said: “We are delighted to have secured these contracts to provide plant to all Network Rail's maintenance, renewals and projects requirements within the two areas. This provides an excellent addition to Balfour Beatty Rail Plants' forward order book.”