Network Rail has awarded Amey five rail signalling contracts worth a total of £37M.
Amey has secured contracts in Yorkshire, Nottingham, Tameside, London and Devon – from detailed design, installations, through to testing and commissioning. This includes expertise in managing the planning and programming of possessions as well as installing new technology.
This new work adds to Amey’s existing national rail contracts – including the Multi Asset Framework Agreements (MAFA).
Crossrail Acton Dive Under and Yard, West London
A four year contract to deliver signalling works to support the Crossrail scheme. This involves carrying out the detailed design, construction, testing and commissioning of new lineside signalling works.
Thrumpton Area ReSignalling (Type 1), Nottingham and Yorkshire
A multi disciplinary signalling contract to renew life expired signalling and interlocking equipment at Thrumpton Signal Box in Nottingham and West Burton signal box in Yorkshire.This involves carrying out detailed design, construction, testing and commissioning works on the line side signalling, telecommunications and interlockings.
Stalybridge (Type 1), Tameside
In a third contract, Amey will design, construct, test and commission a replacement signal box for Stalybridge in Tameside, near Manchester. This includes delivering a new free wired route relay interlocking (RRI), new 650V signalling power and renewal of the points heating.
Harrogate Area Signalling Renewals (Type 1), Yorkshire
The company is also carrying out a multi-disciplinary scheme to renew the life expired signalling equipment across the Leeds-York-Harrogate line between Harrogate and Burley Park. The contract includes renewing life-expired signalling equipment throughout the affected area and re-control of the sections controlled by Horsforth and Rigton signal boxes into Harrogate signal box.The aim is to increase passenger capacity and improve system reliability.
National Level Crossings Delivery – Tranche 4 – Level Crossing Renewals Devon LC Renewals
Finally, Amey has been awarded a fifth contract to renew life expired equipment at four MCB-CCTV type level crossings in Devon - Stoke Canon, Pinhoe, Topsham and Paignton. This involves carrying out detailed design, construction, testing and commissioning for the upgraded MCB-CCTV crossings.