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Network Rail North West & Central Region CP7 Frameworks: Framework Category A

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd

Publication date 26 March 2024, 9:29am
Contract location
UK - United Kingdom
Awarded supplier(s) Skanska Construction (UK) Limited, Kier Infrastructure & Overseas Limited, Octavius Infrastructure Limited, Story Contracting Limited

Network Rail has put in place a number of frameworks for Control Period 7 (CP7) for the delivery of capital works in the North West & Central Region. These frameworks are divided into categories and separate Contract Award Notices relate to each of them. This Contract Award Notice relates to Framework Category A.
CP7 covers the 5 year period from 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2029.
The Category A Frameworks cover the North West & Central Region which is formed of 3 routes, North West, Central and West Coast South.
Framework Category A
This category relates to the design and build of “large projects” and includes two separate lots for projects with a value of £7to £200m (Lot A1) and £7m to £50m (Lot A2). Both lots cover the full North West and Central Region.
The scope of works and services proposed to be delivered under Framework Category A is multi-disciplinary across the following three disciplines:
Civil Engineering, which includes but is not limited to;
• Civil engineering works forming and protecting the railway corridor, incorporating structures whether under/over bridge construction, earthwork/geotechnical operations, retaining wall structures and ancillary highway modifications or projects.
Buildings, which includes but is not limited to;
• works to existing and new: stations, depots, platforms and car-parks, operational and other line side buildings including structures / walkways and systems associated with such locations.
Railway Engineering, which includes but is not limited to;
• projects comprising of signalling, permanent way, switches and crossings, associated structure modifications, telecoms and electrification work, and works associated with capacity and line speed improvements. This may include power supply and distribution of electricity for traction and non traction use required for the management of the operational railway.
The scope of the works for the three disciplines includes:
• Feasibility
• Survey, investigation, and reporting
• Option selection (involving outline methodology)
• Outline and detailed design (including temporary works)
• Implementation (including demolition)
• Commissioning
• Hand back into maintenance
• Statutory consents and permissions
• If directed, third party access agreements
The projects to be delivered under Framework Category A may be for the renewal, replacement, refurbishment or enhancement of existing assets, or relate to new assets.

Network Rail North West & Central Region CP7 Frameworks: Framework Category A

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