Contracts awarded for improving UK’s rail network
Colas Rail has signed three deals with Network Rail: a rail systems alliance contract, a signalling and telecoms framework contract and a rail haulage contract.
The first of these orders involves the Rails Systems Alliance in the South, Colas Rail and Aecom, to deliver rail system works for the South of England (UK). The second contract awarded to Colas Rail covers signalling and telecoms frameworks for the western region.
Network Rail has also awarded Lot 1 and Lot 5 of the rail haulage and seasonal service contract to Colas Rail for about GBP 12 million per year (EUR 13.5 million). Colas Rail will deliver haulage for bulk ballast and will be operating the snow and ice treatment trains. (ben)