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Highland Enhancement Project


Project Title: Highland Enhancement Project

Client: Bam Nuttall

Value: £170 Million

Duration: Novemeber 2016 to Present

Nos. Supplied: Peak: 70

Project Description:

BAM Nuttall were appointed as Principal Contractors under the Construction [Design and Management] Regulations 2007, to deliver the £170M first phase of the 108 mile long project on behalf of Network Rail. New stations, some 16 miles of double track and extended platforms will all be introduced on the Aberdeen-to-Inverness railway line. Rebuilding of track between Aberdeen and Inverurie, including signaling enhancements, platform extensions at Elgin and Insch, the relocation of Forres Station, infrastructure and new stations at Dalcross and Kintore. The first phase is due for completion in 2019 and will see the introduction of a commuter service every 30 minutes between Aberdeen and Inverurie. This essential programme of works will improve connectivity between the major cities of Aberdeen and Inverness, with wider enhancements for the local communities in the north of Scotland. The Aberdeen to Inverness project is part of the Highland Enhancement Project (HEP), a framework of improvements throughout the Highland rail network. Due to previous working partnerships on rail infrastructure projects throughout the UK, and after a rigourous two stage procurement process to ensure compliance with the Bam Vendor Accord supplier guidelines, Venesky-Brown were commissioned to supply labour, providing both experienced and suitably trained civil engineering operatives which included:

Trade Provision:

  • Ground Workers
  • Pipe Layers
  • Hard Landscapers
  • Steel Fixers
  • Shuttering Joiners
  • Concrete Operatives
  • Plant Operators
  • Slinger Signallers
  • Joiners
  • Bricklayers
  • Multi-Skilled Operatives
  • Semi-Skilled Operatives
  • Specialist Trades