What are the opportunities?
Nexus is currently seeking to procure three contracts worth around £500m as part of the Nexus’ Fleet Replacement Programme on the Tyne and Wear Metro.
The different contract opportunities, which are in construction, manufacture and maintenance, are described in detail below.
The North East LEP are holding an event on Monday 8 October which will give businesses the opportunity to meet the bidders and find out more about the opportunities available. If you are interested in attending this event, please register your interest now.
Contract opportunities include:
1. Manufacture and supply of a fleet of 42 new trains with opportunities for suppliers in the following areas:
2. Maintenance of the outgoing and the new fleet with opportunities for suppliers in the following areas:
Supply of systems, subsystems, components and consumables associated with the maintenance of existing and new fleet
Supply of plant, equipment and tools to serve fleet maintenance requirements
3. Construction of a new maintenance facility for the new fleet, with opportunities for suppliers in the following areas:
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