Kier has been awarded a place on the five-year IP Western and Wales CP6 framework for Network Rail under the Signalling, Power & Communication (SP&C) and Electrification & Plant (E&P) Lot. The framework has a total potential turnover of £40m and the opportunity to extend for up to three years.
This award builds on recent work Kier has delivered for Network Rail on User Worked Crossing Upgrades for Signalling and Civils installations with this appointment strengthening the rail capabilities Kier has across Wales and the Western region.
Barry McNicholas, group managing director at Kier Utilities and Rail, said: “This appointment develops and strengthens our ability to deliver regional rail engineering, signalling, electrification and plant and crossing upgrades throughout CP6 and plays into our business strategy to expand our geographical coverage in the area.
“It builds on our expertise in the SP&C and E&P sectors and allows us to bring local value and investment to communities in the area.”
Within the contract, it will be delivering SP&C and E&P works including power supply and LV Distribution systems, non-traction HV electrical sub-stations and compounds, operational lighting, points heating, tunnel ventilation, operational plant, power supplies, telecoms, remote monitoring systems, minor signalling design and consultancy, and minor signalling as part of wider Network Rail schemes.