Contractors appointed to frameworks to improve London North West and East Midlands routes
Contractors Carillion, Skanska and VolkerRail are among nine firms that have scooped a place on frameworks worth a total of £1.6bn from Network Rail.
The firms will do earthworks, civil engineering, building work and electrification work on the London North West and East Midlands routes of the rail network.
The frameworks form part of Network Rail’s £38bn investment in the railways over the next five years.
Network Rail’s infrastructure projects director Rob Offord said the award of the frameworks was “a significant milestone in the implementation of our new procurement and contracting strategy”.
He said: “This [the contracting strategy] will bring improved safety, whole-life cost efficiency and delivery performance through collaborative relationships with a consolidated and strategically aligned supply chain.”
The awarded suppliers are: Amalgamated Construction Limited, Amey, Buckingham Group Contracting Limited, Carillion Construction Limited, J Murphy & Sons Limited, Miller Construction (UK) Limited, Skanska Construction UK Limited, Story Contracting Limited and VolkerRail Limited.
Framework agreements for projects of £4.3m to £100m
|Railway Engineering||Civil Engineering||Buildings|
|Region||Supplier||Lot value||Supplier||Lot value||Supplier||Lot value|
J. Murphy & Sons
|London North West -South||VolkerRail||£100m||Skanska Construction UK||£85m||Buckingham Group Contracting||£60m|
|London North West -North||VolkerRail||£110m||Buckingham Group Contracting||£40m||Miller Construction||£40m|
Framework agreements for projects up to £4.3m
Electrification and Plant
|London North West -South||Amalgamated Construction Ltd||£57m||J. Murphy & Sons Limited||£53m||J. Murphy & Sons Limited||£57m||Amey||£36m|
|London North West - North, South||J. Murphy & Sons Limited||£68m||J. Murphy & Sons Limited||£29m||Amalgamated Construction Ltd||£42m||VolkerRail Limited||£61m|
|LNW North, North||Story Contracting Limited||£21m||Story Contracting Limited||£46m||Story Contracting Limited||£17m|