Amey awarded track renewal contract by Network Rail

01 April 2004
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The five-year framework contract, which forms an integral part of Network Rail’s National Track Renewals, is expected to be worth approximately £40 million in its first year with an option of extending the contract by a further five years.


Under the terms of the contract, AmeySECO will operate as an integrated management team, providing technical and efficiency objectives in line with the demanding standards set by Network Rail. The delivery team will be structured along the lines of the existing team who have managed the delivery of the Plain Line Track Renewals on the Great Western region for the last five years.


Mel Ewell, Chief Executive of Amey commented:







Amey Rail, is part of the Amey Group, a leading provider of integrated business support services to the public and private sector. As one of the UK's leading railway infrastructure companies, Amey Rail provides a comprehensive management and delivery service, while drawing on the tradition and experience of being a long-term railway infrastructure provider. The Company offers technical and engineering capabilities based on versatility and innovation on a national scale.


SECO-Rail is a French based track renewals group with extensive experience of all the high speed routes in France.

We are delighted to have been awarded this contract. Amey Rail has an established tradition of delivering a high quality and efficient service. We look forward to working with Network Rail and providing it with the support needed to improve the UK’s rail services.”

Amey Rail, a division of Amey, the support services specialist, and its joint venture partner SECO-Rail (“AmeySECO”) have been awarded the Plain Line Track Renewals contract for the Great Western region by Network Rail.

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