Home Infrastructure SB Rail awarded £130m contract by Network Rail for on-track machines

SB Rail awarded £130m contract by Network Rail for on-track machines

SB Rail has been awarded a contract worth more than £130 million by Network Rail for the supply, operation and maintenance of a fleet of specialised on-track machines.

The seven-year deal will see the company deliver tamping, dynamic track stabilising and ballast distribution and profiling work on Network Rail’s London North Eastern, London North Western and Scotland routes.


Like this story? Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with rail industry news


SB Rail is the joint venture partnership between Swietelsky and Babcock International Group.

Swietelsky managing director Craig Goldie said: “SB Rail is delighted to have been awarded this new contract which demonstrates our significant capability and experience in mechanised track engineering work.”


Read more: Bam Nuttall awarded £10m Highland mainline contract


 

Recommended

RailStaff June: Tomorrow’s trains

https://issuu.com/railmedia/docs/railstaff-juine-19

Help in hard times

What can you buy for £1? You could pick up a couple of pints of milk. A chocolate bar, or two, if...

RailStaff Awards: From one family to another

In its 130-year history, Bollé has grown from a small cottage-based business in the French Alps to one of the world’s leading...

Tomorrow’s trains

The fruits of a booming uk rolling stock market were on show at Railtex as suppliers and major manufacturers promoted innovative new...

Diversity and inclusion: The shape of things to come

How the organisation developing the UK's new high-speed rail network is changing the industry's diversity and inclusion practices