Carillion is today announcing two contract awards, both in respect of Network Rail’s Midland Mainline improvement programme.
Carillion has signed a contract with Network Rail to upgrade the existing track and infrastructure on the route from London to Corby. The contract is expected to generate revenues for the Group of £62m over the next two and a half years.
Carillion Powerlines, a 50:50 Joint Venture with Powerlines Group, has signed a contract with Network Rail in respect of the Midland Mainline Electrification programme. Under the contract, Carillion Powerlines will undertake work to complete the electrification of the route from London to Corby. The contract is expected to generate revenue for the Joint Venture of c£260 million over the next three years and work will commence shortly.
Commenting Keith Cochrane, Interim Chief Executive, said: ‘We are pleased to have agreed these awards with Network Rail, demonstrating that we continue to have the support of key customers and win important new contracts. The Group faces significant challenges, but we remain focused on executing our disposals programme, taking cost out and strengthening our balance sheet.’