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

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Photo: SB Rail.
Photo: SB Rail.

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.


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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.”


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