SNC-Lavalin has been appointed to provide a range of commercial services to Network Rail’s £45m Commercial Services Framework, in the Northwest and Central region
The region, which runs from London through the midlands and the northwest of England, represents 24% of Britain’s railways.
Millions of passenger journeys are made each year, across a network which includes the West Coast Mainline, one of the busiest mixed-use passenger and freight railways in Europe.
‘Engineering cost-effective outcomes at every level of the process’
Ian L. Edwards, president and CEO of SNC-Lavalin commented: “We pride ourselves on offering unique end-to-end services across the whole life-cycle of assets, helping our clients maximize value from the very start to the very end of their projects.
“This contract is a great example of how we support major infrastructure owners maintain and develop assets, ensuring that the end-user benefits from our ability to engineer cost-effective outcomes at every level of the process.”
Under a 5-year framework agreement, SNC-Lavalin will provide the following services to Network Rail:
- Pre-contract procurement management
- Post-contract commercial management
- Cost audit & assurance
- Claims management
- Cost planning and estimating
- Strategic partnering