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08Oct92 UK: CONTRACTORS FACE PROBLEMS PRICING LONDON JUBILEE LINE CONTRACT.

Contractors pricing contract 103, which went out to tender in September, are finding it difficult to get quotes from suppliers. The suppliers are reluctant to price work that they think will not go ahead.One contractor attempting to price the job said: 'We're only getting quotes by being persistent and appearing confident that the scheme will go ahead.'London Underground gave an extension to the tender period to combat the tardiness of suppliers.The job involves tunnelling in London ...

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