Framework Appointment for ByrneLooby, an Ayesa Company
ByrneLooby to support Translink Northern Ireland with an appointment to the Permanent Way Professional Services framework
News Release, July 2022 - Translink has appointed ByrneLooby, an Ayesa Company along with our partner Turner and Townsend to their select panel of suppliers on their Permanent Way Professional Services Framework. The participants awarded a place on the panel are ByrneLooby, Jacobs, BWB Consulting, Ove Arup & Partners, Mott Macdonald, Arcadis Consulting & BTTC Infrastructure. The framework will last approximately 5 years. Translink's Infrastructure and Property Division is responsible for the maintenance of capital works to the infrastructure along the Northern Ireland Railways (NIR) railway network which includes circa 280 miles of Permanent Way. Suppliers of this framework will be required to assist in the development and management of construction contracts.
In 2021, ByrneLooby in collaboration with Turner and Townsend and OTT (On Track Technicians) was appointed to the Translink framework for civil engineering professional design services with a value of €40m over four years.
John Byrne, Ayesa, Country Manager UK and Ireland commented: “Expanding our transportation business in the UK is a key strategic priority, and through this appointment, we are pleased to add to our growing framework positions. We are excited to partner with Translink to help ensure its infrastructure is reliable, efficient and resilient across the rail network. As part of the framework, we will continue to support Translink by providing professional engineering services that assist their service charter to connect people, enhance the economy & improve the environment.”
Translink is a public corporation in Northern Ireland which provides public transport in the region and operates and maintains 300 miles of rail track, including bridges, level crossings and signals. The organisation is now one of Northern Ireland's largest employers with approximately 4,000 employees and a turnover in excess of £168m. Over 80 million passenger journeys are made on Translink services each year. Visit Translink here.
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