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  • Building and civils FAQs

  • I'm a contractor working for Network Rail: How do I make sure our suppliers are approved to work on the railway? 

    • All of our preferred suppliers must qualify through the Achilles Link-up scheme. More details can be obtained from the Achilles Link-up website 

    When is the next supplier conference? 

    • The new territories will be having regional supplier events, details will be released in due course.

    How do I become an approved contractor for Network Rail? 

    • To work directly for Network Rail you need to go through the Achilles Link-up accreditation Scheme. When you are Link-up approved, you will then need to obtain the Network Rail Principle Contractors Licence. More details can be obtained from the Achilles Link-up website 

    Who are the contacts in Building and Civils? 


    How do I contact the relevant person? 

    • Email any requests to supplierenquiriesbuildingandcivils@networkrail.co.uk - your request will be forwarded to the intended recipient. Please note that this mailbox is primarily for the commercial function, but any requests to other civils functions will be forwarded.