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Transport for Wales – Core Valley Lines

Transport for Wales (TfW) has been established by the Welsh Government to drive forward the Welsh Government’s vision of a high quality, safe, integrated, affordable and accessible transport network that the people of Wales are proud of. TfW is key to delivering the Welsh Government’s key themes as set out in Prosperity for All: The National Strategy.

The Core Valley Lines (CVL) programme of works forms a significant part of the South Wales Metro project with a £738m transformation budget (including £136m contribution from the European Regional Development Fund) covering a broad spectrum of rail type works, to both improve and renew existing assets. 

Amey Infrastructure Wales, as the CVL Infrastructure Manager, will be responsible for management of the design, development and delivery of the investment to transform the CVL, which will include but is not limited to:
 - Provision of a new rail depot at Taffs Well to stable & service train and operate the network.

 - Refurbishment of stations to enhance passenger experience.

 - Extension of stations by creating new platforms.

 - Electrification of a significant amount of the rail network to reduce travel time and allow use of new metro carriages.

 - Renew / upgrade tracks as required.

TfW have a vision of creating a lasting legacy in Wales and therefore a proportion of the works will be competitively tendered and awarded to both large companies and small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Where works are not to be self-delivered by the Infrastructure Manager or our Infrastructure Delivery Partners (IDP’s), they will assist TfW in undertaking supply chain engagement and procuring suppliers to deliver robust and fair supplier agreements that reflect TfW values, with resultant contracts entered into between TfW and the supplier.

For information relating to potential opportunities for the Core Valley Lines programme, please refer to following links:-

Amey Rail Limited: Buyer View - Sell2Wales

Siemens Mobility Ltd:  Buyer View - Sell2Wales

Balfour Beatty Rail: Buyer View - Sell2Wales

Alun Griffiths Contractors: Buyer View - Sell2Wales

BAM Nuttal Ltd: Buyer View - Sell2Wales

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DateDetails
09/06/2022
Sub-contract notice Relates to a project/programme financed by EU Funds 
Permanent Way Complex and Non-Complex (CVL-00155)
Reference No: JUN401212
Published By: Balfour Beatty Rail
Deadline Date: 24-Jun-22
Notice Type: Sub-Contract Opportunity
27/05/2022
Sub-contract notice Relates to a project/programme financed by EU Funds 
HV Jointing, Termination and Testing (CVL-00154)
Reference No: MAY400114
Published By: Balfour Beatty Rail
Deadline Date: 13-Jun-22
Notice Type: Speculative Sub-Contract Opportunity
19/05/2022
Sub-contract notice Additional documents attached to notice. 
Alun Griffiths Contractors - Fernhill Footbridge - Piling Works
Reference No: MAY398779
Published By: Alun Griffiths Contractors
Deadline Date: 27-May-22
Notice Type: Sub-Contract Opportunity
28/04/2022
Sub-contract notice Relates to a project/programme financed by EU Funds 
Civils Construction Framework
Reference No: APR395984
Published By: Balfour Beatty Rail
Deadline Date: 06-May-22
Notice Type: Sub-Contract Opportunity
27/04/2022
Sub-contract notice Relates to a project/programme financed by EU Funds 
SAC
Reference No: APR395835
Published By: Balfour Beatty Rail
Deadline Date: 06-May-22
Notice Type: Speculative Sub-Contract Opportunity
30/03/2022
Low value notice below the EU thresholds 
Contractor Responsible Engineer PWay & Hand Back Engineer Track
Reference No: MAR393466
Published By: Siemens Mobility Limited
Deadline Date: 11-May-22
Notice Type: Speculative Notice
15/03/2022
Sub-contract notice Additional documents attached to notice. 
Temporary Works Design - Formwork Package - Cwmcynon Footbridge
Reference No: MAR391655
Published By: Alun Griffiths Contractors
Deadline Date: 25-Mar-22
Notice Type: Sub-Contract Opportunity
15/03/2022
Sub-contract notice Additional documents attached to notice. 
Temporary Works Design - Formwork Package - Aberdare Station
Reference No: MAR391653
Published By: Alun Griffiths Contractors
Deadline Date: 25-Mar-22
Notice Type: Sub-Contract Opportunity
17/01/2022
Low value notice below the EU thresholds 
Return Screen Conductor - Installation and Testing Services
Reference No: JAN385382
Published By: Siemens Mobility Limited
Deadline Date: 
Notice Type: Speculative Notice
12/07/2021
Low value notice below the EU thresholds 
Piling subcontract to support civils installation of steel platforms
Reference No: JUL366126
Published By: Siemens Mobility Limited
Deadline Date: 01-Aug-21
Notice Type: Speculative Notice