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05May94 UK: QUICK SALE FOR BR DESIGN UNITS.

By Mark Court.British Rail has been given just three months to prepare its civil engineering design offices for sale to the private sector.The Government is pressing BR for a quick sale to show an early success in the privatisation of the railways.But contractors fear undue haste to sell the design offices may confuse the privatisation of BR's various design and works departments.The PSA-style sell-off is set to attract interest from contractors and consultants eager for a slice of ...

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