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04.09.14

Network Rail awards £1.6bn in framework contracts

Network Rail is awarding 20 framework agreements with a combined value of £1.6bn to a total of nine suppliers, it was announced today.

The frameworks cover an extensive programme of enhancement and renewals to the London North Western and East Midlands routes over the next five years.

Network Rail’s infrastructure projects director, Rob Offord, said: “The awarding of these frameworks represents a significant milestone in the implementation of our new procurement and contracting strategy. This 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.

Mel Ewell, Amey’s chief executive, said: “Network Rail is a key client for Amey, and through this framework we are able to further support their aims to drive value and enhance collaboration across their supply chain. It provides an excellent vehicle for sharing of best practice to support improvements to Britain’s rail network.” 

Panel contracts (each project can have an individual value from £4.3m - £100m)

 

Railway Engineering

Civil Engineering

Buildings

Region

Supplier

Lot value

Supplier

Lot value

Supplier

Lot value

East Midlands

Carillion Construction Limited

£348m

Amalgamated Construction Ltd

J. Murphy & Sons Limited

£246m

Miller Construction (UK) Limited

£127m

LNW South

VolkerRail Limited

£100m

Skanska Construction UK Limited

£85m

Buckingham Group Contracting Limited

£60m

LNW North

VolkerRail Limited

£110m

Buckingham Group Contracting Limited

£40m

Miller Construction (UK) Limited

£40m

 

Programme contracts (each project can have an individual value of up to £4.3m)

 

Structures

Earthworks

Property

Electrification and Plant

Region

Supplier

Lot
value

Supplier

Lot
value

Supplier

Lotvalue

Supplier

Lot
value

LNW South

Amalgamated Construction Ltd

£57m

J. Murphy
& Sons Limited

£53m

J. Murphy
& Sons
Limited

£57m

Amey

£36m

LNW 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

 

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