Issue : 9 February 2018
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Some of the UK’s biggest rail firms wrote letters declaring an interest in taking over Carillion’s contracts in the weeks following the contractor’s collapse, the boss of Network Rail has revealed.
Carillion leaders defend actions before collapse: Parliamentary panel presses for answers from the collapsed contractor’s senior management team; Mark Carne to retire from Network Rail: Chief executive to stand down later this year ahead of work commencing on Control Period 6; Specialists Awards 2018: Preview; Carillion’s top scaffolder Lyndon Scaffolding tells CN what needs to change following the firm’s demise.
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