Network Rail has appointed a three contractors to carry our £7bn of works on three routes in the south of England. Under the framework a single contractor was appointed to carry out work on one of three routes. Bam Nuttall was chosen for the South east route, J Murphy was chosen for Anglia, and Geoffrey Osborne was handed the Wessex line.
The firms will be responsible for building, civils, electrification, power, signalling, telecommunications and track works. The contracts cover an initial five-year period, with Network Rail able to extend them by a further three years.