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Network Rail awards £122m Crossrail contracts

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Network Rail has appointed Carillion to carry out two Crossrail contracts worth around £122 million.

The Crossrail West Inner Track Improvements and Crossrail Old Oak Common and Paddington Approaches and Intercity Express Programme will prepare existing rail infrastructure along the route to accomodate future Crossrail trains.

Carillion has said the projects will include ‘design, track work, switches and crossings, overhead line and cable management, together with minor civil engineering works’.

Carillion chief executive Richard Howson said: ”As one of Network Rail’s largest suppliers, we are delighted to have been selected for these important contracts.

“We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Network Rail through working together to delivering the upgrades required to enable Crossrail to connect to the existing network between Stockley Junction and Old Oak Common.”

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