Owen Williams Railways wins East Midlands Contract

19 November 2004
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Owen Williams Railways has been awarded a large package of permanent way Switches and Crossing work in the East Midlands by Network Rail.

The contract includes a number of Switches and Crossing renewal projects including the ‘Derby Diamonds’ a non-standard diamond crossing at Derby station. The contacts also includes fully multidisciplinary projects at Harrowden, Flitwick, Knighton Junction and Bedford South, which will include permanent way, geotechnical, signalling, mechanical and electrical engineering and structures work.

Iain Bisset, Contracts Manager commented, “This is the first Switches and Crossings contract that the Owen Williams Railways Division has won within the East Midlands and is a breakthrough in its strategy to provide a whole range of services throughout the NR network.  Owen Williams Railways has an excellent reputation for Switches and Crossing design, so it is extremely rewarding to have continued recognition within the industry”

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