Babcock selected as a preferred bidder for next generation of UK railway systems work

Babcock welcomes the announcement today confirming that it, together with alliance partners Arcadis and Arup, has been selected as preferred bidder for the North Alliance (Scotland route) to deliver Network Rail’s track and rail systems work. This is subject to contract terms being finalised and agreed.

The North Alliance framework contract is worth up to £1 billion over a ten year period, from August 2019 to 2029, and is part of Network Rail’s rail systems programme which has an overall estimated value of £5 billion.

Babcock CEO Archie Bethel said:

“Building on our long-term relationship with Network Rail, we are delighted to have been selected as preferred bidder for this major programme of railway systems work, with our alliance partners Arcadis and Arup. We look forward to working with Network Rail in the new alliance.”

Read the full Network Rail announcement here