The company is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a Tier 1 surfacing contract by Network Rail. The contract is to provide surfacing services across the Scotland route for the next five years.
Complete Paving Requirements (Scotland) Limited will provide surfacing services for both planned and reactive works. This will include structures such as platforms, pathways, road access and car parks. The company will deliver this across the network, including the Highlands, which has 320 stations.
CPR has delivered surfacing services on the rail network since 2002 resulting in the staff being highly skilled at managing operations within a rail environment. They hold several rail specific safety accreditiations and also own plant that is specific to the industry. Managing Director William Black said of the award,
“CPR have delivered surfacing for Network Rail and several other rail contractors for many years, winning our first rail tender in 2002. The Tier 1 contractor award is testament to the company’s operations’ and safety processes, which have been developed over many years. Our highly skilled workforce is very experienced in working in the Scottish climate and terrain and therefore we have been able to secure a prestigious Network Rail contract such as this.”
The contract continues the working relationship CPR has held with Network Rail since providing reactive works on the Scotland Route since 2016.