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Jacobs Engineering to provide design services for U.K.'s Network Rail

The United Kingdom’s Network Rail recently contracted Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to design track switches and crossings for the London North-East and London North-West territories.

The consulting firm will provide project management, engineering and environmental services. Jacobs Engineering is one of five firms to obtain two-year design framework contracts from Network Rail.

Jacobs’ contract, which includes an optional one-year extension, is valued at $12 million.

Network Rail owns and operates the U.K.'s rail network, and maintains track, signaling systems, rail bridges, tunnels, level crossings, viaducts and stations.

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