Rail Division News

Lanes duo’s Buckingham Palace invite is no accident

30/05/2017

Health and safety professionals Paul McParland and Jane Horan enjoyed the sunshine – while taking care to protect themselves from harmful rays, of course – at a Buckingham Palace garden party. They were representing Lanes Group at the prestigious event, hosted by the Duke of York and his daughter Princess Eugenie, to celebrate the Centenary…

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Lanes wins major Transport for London FM contract

12/05/2017

Lanes Group plc has won a contract to provide facilities maintenance services for the London Underground. The five-year contract, with an option for a three-year extension, is the third maintenance contract awarded by Transport for London (TfL) to Lanes Group in four months. The contract covers all building maintenance work along underground lines, as well…

Contract signed, from the left: Lanes Group Rail Director Bruce Crompton; Lanes Rail TfL Project Director Huseyin Ibrahim; and Lanes Rail Commercial Director Matthew Todd.

TfL re-awards asset maintenance contracts to Lanes Group

14/02/2017

Transport for London has re-awarded contracts to Lanes Group to maintain structure and drainage assets associated with the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly underground lines. The awards, made under Lot 3 of TfL’s asset maintenance procurement process, means Lanes Group has retained all contracts currently held. Under TfL’s new procurement regime, designed to streamline its maintenance…

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Drainage survey supports Bolton’s rail service boost

27/09/2016

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group have been doing some drain spotting, not train spotting, at Bolton Railway Station to help prepare for a £1 billion electrification of rail services. The comprehensive line and level survey across all platforms at the station in Station Street, Bolton, was carried out over five nights. A two-person CCTV drainage…

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Teams praised for keeping tube stations open during flash floods

26/07/2016

  Senior London Underground managers have praised Lanes Group drainage teams for helping to keep open dozens of the capital’s biggest tube stations during torrential thunderstorms. In a few hours, central London was inundated with 100mm of rain, the amount usually expected to fall in a whole month, causing major flash flooding. Over 12 hours,…

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