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Amey Keolis Infrastructure/Seilwaith Amey Keolis Limited

Keolis Amey Wales Cymru Limited (KAWCL) have been appointed by the Welsh Ministers as Operator and Development Partner (ODP) for Rail Services in Wales & Borders through a 15-year Grant Agreement (Contract).

KAWCL is committed to operating the Wales and Borders rail passenger franchise, delivering safe journeys to millions of passengers every year.  While we work toward providing a world class service for the people of Wales, we are aware of the need to ensure our ancillary and contract support services minimise their environmental impact and maximise efficiencies.

Amey Keolis Infrastructure / Seilwaith Amey Keolis Limited (AKI) is the Infrastructure Manager and will provide Asset Management for Core Valley Lines (CVL) on behalf of KAWCL. AKI will provide operations management and maintenance of the CVL infrastructure and assets.

Under the above referenced Contract, AKI are to provide the following:

  • Rail Infrastructure Management - Act as Infrastructure Manager for CVL infrastructure and associated assets (i.e. responsible for establishing and maintaining railway infrastructure) with this responsibility transferring from the current provider Network Rail to Transport for Wales (TfW) under the transfer of asset scheme and onwards to AKI via the Contract.
  • The Works, Services and Supply Packages to be procured and delivered to fulfil the TfW and AKI obligations including a range of products and services covering a range of planned reactive and emergency provisions.

The Works, Services and Supply Packages to be procured and delivered under this role, include but are not limited to the following:

  • Minor Civil Works
  • Vegetation Works
  • Supply of Haulage
  • Fencing Repairs/Maintenance
  • Disposal of Used Track/Rail/Ballast and other railway materials
  • Road Traffic Management
  • Security
  • Drain Cleaning and Drainage Services
  • Electrical Equipment Supplies

Both TfW and AKI have a vision of creating a lasting legacy in Wales and encouraging and creating opportunities for local suppliers, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and third sector enterprises (TSEs). AKI will therefore be engaging with suppliers of all sizes in delivering the services under the Contract. A fundamental part of achieving this vision is implementing and adhering to the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Transport for Wales
Transport for Wales – Core Valley Lines
Transport for Wales Rail Services / Keolis Amey Operations Limited

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