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Morgan Sindall lands deal to refurbish Liverpool underground stations

Morgan Sindall has won an £8 million deal to refurbish Liverpool’s underground station platforms.

The programme of improvement works taking place on platforms at James Street, Lime Street and Central Stations will involve replacing wall claddings to tunnels, escalators and passageways as well as retiling the floors and platforms.

Passenger access at Central Station will also be improved with the replacement of three escalators.

Morgan Sindall infrastructure managing director Jag Paddam said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this project and look forward to applying our diverse experience gained on previous rail projects to ensure a successful end result.”

“Our team is accustomed to working in live environments. On this project, whilst a number of the stations themselves will be closed, we will be undertaking a series of night time working schedules so that trains can continue to pass through and thus minimise disruption to the travelling public.”

Construction starts in April and the project is due for completion by August 2013.

Current Morgan Sindall rail projects:

Recently completed roof renewal works at Paddington and Marylebone Stations in London.

£7 million improvement works to Edinburgh’s Waverley Station Princes Street entrance.

In April 2011, Morgan Sindall was awarded the £50 million C350 Pudding Mill Lane contract to link the new Crossrail tunnels to the Network Rail infrastructure in the London Borough of Newham.

In August 2011, a joint venture between Colas Rail and Morgan Sindall was appointed to Network Rail’s  Enhancements Multi Asset Framework Agreement (MAFA) to carry out rail improvement works on the Western route, an area between Paddington, the west of England and South Wales.

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