Work including the £50m upgrade of Edinburgh Waverley station by 2013

Balfour Beatty has won £270m of road and rail work, the firm announced today.

The deal includes a £50m contract to upgrade Edinburgh Waverley station, starting this year and due to finish in 2013. The job includes the renovation of the 34,000 sq m glass roof.

It also won another four highways contracts, including the the job to dual the A11 near Thetford, worth £106m, and a £60m job for structural, re-surfacing and roadworks in the Midlands, in the Highways Agency areas seven and nine.

The remaining jobs are a £35m joint venture for the A487 Porthmadog, Minffordd and Tremadog bypass, and two construction management frameworks for Highways Agency area 10, worth £20m.

Balfour Beatty chief executive, Ian Tyler, said: " We have successfully completed many other projects for each of these key customers. Our experienced regional teams will build on these strong relationships by successfully delivering the unique requirements of each."