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  • Standard suite of contracts

  • It is our intention to always engage our contractors and suppliers on the basis of the following standard contracts.

    These contracts were developed following discussions with various industry bodies and many issues raised were incorporated in the final drafting. We believe our standard suite of contracts reflect a sensible allocation of risk and responsibility between the parties and that these contracts will save management time for us and our suppliers and contractors when setting up and managing contracts.

    Suppliers and contractors should always submit tenders that are compliant with the appropriately selected contract but, subject to meeting this requirement, may offer alternative tenders where this provides demonstrable benefits to Network Rail.

    Contract reference Version, release date Form of contract Comments:
    NR1   1.8
    Aug 11
    Purchase of Goods Version 1.8 includes ours anti-bribery clause and QA Classification of Products.
    NR1(S)   1.5
    Aug 11
    Purchase of Goods – Purchase Order version Version 1.5 includes our clause on QA Classification of Products and anti-bribery clause.
    NR2   1.2
    Nov 13
    Purchase of non-construction Services Version 1.2 updates payment provisions, liabilities and CAHA.
    NR2(S)   1.6
    Nov 13
    Purchase of non-construction Services – Purchase Order version Version 1.6 updates payment provisions.
    NR3   3.3
    Jul 12
    Construction & Engineering Services Agreement

    V3.3 updates the Contract Requirements HSQE

    NR4   2.5
    Dec 13
    Short Form Works Contract Version 2.5 updates TUPE and Insurance.
    NR4(MT)   2.5
    Nov 13   
    Measured term version of NR4 Version 2.5 updates TUPE and Insurance.
    NR4(S)  1.0
    Dec 13
    Short form works Contract with Purchase Order New Contract for work less than £50k without design or work in possessions.
    NR5   1.3
    Aug 11
    General conditions of contract for the sale of used materials and equipment Version 1.3 includes our anti-bribery clause.
    NR6   3.2
    Nov 13
    Hire of Plant Version 3.2 updates insurance provisions.
    NR7   2.5
    Nov 13
    Operation and maintenance of on-track plant Version 2.5 updates insurance provisions.
    NR8   3.1
    Nov 13
    ICC Measurement Version dated August 2011 (formerly ICE Form) Version 3.1 updates insurance provisions, TUPE, site photos and new entire agreement clause.
    NR9   3.1
    Dec 13
    ICC Design & Construct Version dated August 2011 (Formerly ICE Form)

    Version 3.1 updates insurance provisions, TUPE, site photos and new entire agreement clause.

    NR10   2.4
    Dec 13
    JCT 05 Design & Build 2011 Version 2.4 updates insurance provisions, TUPE, site photos and new entire agreement clause.
    NR11   3.0
    Aug 13
    MF/1 Rev 5

    Version 3.0 updates clauses for Rev 5 of MF/1.

    NR12   3.1
    Dec 13
    ICC Target Cost Version dated August 2011 incorporating design (Formerly ICE Form) Version 3.1 updates for contractors submission, insurance, TUPE and new entire agreement clause.
    NR12(A)  

    3.1
    Dec 13

    ICC Target Cost Version dated August 2011 (Formerly ICE Form) Version 3.1 updates for insurance, TUPE, site photos and new entire agreement clause.
    NR13(A)   1.5
    Dec 12
    Framework Contract for Goods Minor updates.
    NR13(B)   1.5
    Dec 12
    Framework Contract for Services Minor updates.
    NR13(C)   1.5
    Dec 12
    Framework Contract for Works Minor updates.
    NR14   2.3
    Nov 13
    JCT SBC/Q 2011 Standard Building Contract with Quantities Version 2.3 updates insurance, TUPE, site photos and new entire agreement clause.
    NR15   2.6
    Nov 13
    MF/2 Rev 1 (1999 Edition) (Lump sum contract)

    Version 2.6 updates insurance, payment, site photos and new entire agreement clause.

    NR16   1.2
    Apr 12
    Provision of Labour Services Version 1.2 adds a reference to the Agency Worker Regulations and updates some references to the latest documents.
    NR18   1.2
    Aug 11
    Design, modification, refurbishment and servicing of Rail Vehicles

    Version 1.2 includes our anti-bribery clause and corrects some minor issues.

    Supporting documents

    Contract Requirements HSQE - Works version 1.8
    Parent Company Guarantee
    Parent Company Guarantee for Frameworks
    Collateral Warranty - Consultant
    Collateral Warranty - Construct Only
    Collateral Warranty - Design and Construct
    Vesting Certificate 

    If you require further information on our forms of contract, please email ContractsEvaluation@networkrail.co.uk