Network Rail has appointed Temple as one of two suppliers on its Design Services Framework (DSF) for:
The five-year framework covering Control Period 6 with the option to extend into Control Period 7, will deliver design services across the country as part of Network Rail’s £48 billion investment programme in Britain’s rail network to help re-prioritise the needs of passengers and freight.
The framework provides Network Rail access to 10 rail specialisms including Consents & Environment; delivering on Network Rail’s commitment to gain better access to its supply chain specialists, with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) making up c.25% of the successful single discipline suppliers appointed.
Mark Skelton, Temple’s Executive Director, said “We are delighted to be appointed on the framework. We look forward to working closely with our partners, key stakeholders and Network Rail on their programme of improvements and enhancements, providing direct access to our innovation and our environment, planning and sustainability experts. Together we hope to realise improved safety, environment and business performance, in tandem with delivering greater capacity and increase reliability for the rail user of today and tomorrow.”