Network Rail is looking to fill civil frames for Wales and the Western Region
Network Rail has launched the procurement of five engineering frameworks worth a total of £2bn, which cover the maintenance and renewal of geotechnical assets and earthworks.
Scopes include civil and construction work on railway structures, off-track geotechnical and drainage works, stations and buildings across Wales and the Western Regions.
The five contracts would run during Network Rail’s Control Period 7, which runs from 2024 to 2029.
Network Rail can, however, choose to extend the five-year agreements with three further one-year extensions.
According to the market noticeframes are divided into:
- The £450m Western Structures and £450m Wales Structures portfolios, which will cover the ongoing maintenance and renewal program of civil engineering assets such as bridges, tunnels, retaining walls, culverts, works scouring of piers and abutments, maritime defenses and estuarine works.
- The £370m Western and £300m Wales Geotechnical Off-track & Drainage portfolios, which will cover the ongoing maintenance and renewal program of civil engineering assets such as embankments, cuts, remediation, fenders coastal and estuarine drainage and earthworks.
- The £430m station and building portfolio for the Wales and West region, which will cover the ongoing maintenance and renewal program of assets such as canopies, buildings, depots , public, passenger and operational rooms, platform furniture and structures, station information and security systems, building services, car parks and metros.
While contractors can submit bids for all frames, a bidder can only be awarded a maximum of two lots.
The deadline for submission of tenders is April 20 at 5 p.m.