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TfGM extends KeolisAmey Metrolink deal

KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) has been awarded a three-year contract extension with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to continue operating and maintaining the UK’s largest tram network until July 2027. Metrolink is a key part of Greater Manchester’s Bee Network – the ...

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Mitie named a supplier on NHS SBS Sustainable Transport and Infrastructure framework

Mitie has been appointed to the new NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) Sustainable Transport and Infrastructure framework agreement, which will enable Mitie to bid for contracts and projects delivering the consultancy, planning, and installation of sustainable transport infrastructure such ...

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Places for London seeks new EV charging hub partner

Transport for London’s (TfL) commercial property company, Places for London, has commenced its search for a single joint venture (JV) partner to help it bring forward a number of new electric vehicle (EV) ultra-rapid charging hubs across its estate. The ...

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Sustainable transport and infrastructure framework launches to help drive NHS’ journey to net zero

A new ‘Sustainable Transport and Infrastructure’ framework agreement designed to support the NHS in lowering its carbon output and achieve its 2040 carbon net zero emissions ambition, has been launched by NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS). The procurement framework ...

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Mount Charles gets on board with Translink

The Belfast-based facilities management support service provider has been awarded a three-year cleaning services deal with Translink Trains. The contract will see Mount Charles providing comprehensive cleaning services for Translink’s extensive train fleet, which will enhance service quality and the ...

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Churchill hires transport subject matter expert

Colin Marshall has been appointed as subject matter expert for Churchill’s transport division. Marshall has spent more than 25 years working in the heavy and light rail, bus, coach, and aviation sectors. Over this time, he has supported more than ...

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Amey gets on board with Network Rail

Amey has been appointed to two Network Rail frameworks across the North West & Central regions.  Securing places on both the Engineering and Construction Services, and the Programme and Project Management Services Frameworks, a key focus for Amey will be ...

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Bidvest Noonan appoints MD for its transport business

Bidvest Noonan has appointed Keith Middleton as Managing Director of its rapidly growing transport sector business. Serving airports, ports, bus operators, and rail operators throughout the UK and Ireland, the company’s work positively impacts over 1.5 billion passenger journeys annually. ...

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Kier purchases Buckingham Group’s rail division

Kier has agreed to acquire substantially all the rail assets of Buckingham Group Contracting Limited, which has gone into administration. The £9.6 million acquisition will strengthen Kier’s position in the UK rail market, with projects spanning the country. Once the ...

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Riding the heatwave

It is not only buildings that require air conditioning; other spaces must also be cooled. One example is underground trains and the facilities within which they operate. Anthony O’Connor, factory manager at LH-plc, explains Many people point to 1976 as ...

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