South West Trains

Provision of traincare and berthing facilities for trains at various depots. Overall project value: £50M over 5 years.

The approach: Quantity surveying services from project feasibility to final account for each depot, cost planning and monitoring, cost reporting of overall scheme costs to client and third party funding agencies, procurement of construction works including sub-contract packages, analysis and recommendation of tenders, valuations and final accounts. The challenge: Specialist equipment and suppliers, demanding programme to provide facilities for introduction of new trains and timetables, works on operational railway property. Outcome: Phases 1 to 4 were completed within overall budget and on programme, in January 2007, benchmarked within given tolerances.

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