SSE Enterprise Rail has secured a five-year programme of works under Network Rail’s building and civils framework.

The combined potential value of the works awarded to the company is more than £200m.

It will be delivered within the period from 2019 to 2024, while early works under the framework will begin from this year.

“We look forward to working with Network Rail over the coming months and years as we continue to demonstrate our ability to deliver projects safely and to a high standard.”

SSE Enterprise Rail Operations director Tom Smith said: “The contract underscores our team’s exceptional skills and capabilities and our exclusive geographical presence in UK rail – with 3,500 people available across 62 office and depot locations UK-wide.

“We look forward to working with Network Rail over the coming months and years as we continue to demonstrate our ability to deliver projects safely and to a high standard.

“Our commercial team, under the leadership of Colin Robertson, put together a fantastic bid and we are delighted to have been awarded such a significant contract so early on in the CP6 process.”

The overall framework comprises mechanical and electrical engineering services, building services and fabric works on a range of Network Rail infrastructure assets located in the south of England and Wales.

SSE Enterprise Rail will be responsible for the works in Wales, including the North and South Routes. Its new Taff Wells offices will be involved in carrying out operations in Wales.

SSE Enterprise Rail managing director Raj Sinha said: “With other strong opportunities on the horizon, we are working collaboratively to identify and deliver value-adding solutions through initiatives such as asset and project funding, asset ownership and alliances with Network Rail and other organisations, including HS2 and Transport for London.”

The company also placed successful bids for the Wessex route and London North West. It will carry out the tasks in conjunction with the works on both the North and South routes.