British Steel Secures New Catalonia Rail Contract

British Steel has secured a new contract to supply high quality rail for track renewals in Catalonia.

The steel manufacturer has secured the agreement – for its R260 rail – with network operator Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC).

The announcement comes a short time after British Steel secured contracts with RFI, Network Rail, Infrabel and Translink.

Richard Bell, British Steel Commercial Director Rail, said: “We’re delighted to have secured this new contract with FGC.

“Delivering with a short lead time is a great benefit to our customers and we look forward to supplying FGC with the high quality rail synoymous with the British Steel name.”

British Steel has recently announced:
-A two-year extension to supply Network Rail in the UK
-A four-year deal with Infrabel in Belgium
-An agreement for 68,000 tonnes of rail for Rete Ferroviaria Italiana in Italy
-A contract for 18,000 tonnes of heat treated 108m Stress-Free rail to Rete Ferroviaria Italiana in Italy
-An 8-year contract with Translink in Northern Ireland

British Steel is an accredited rail supplier for ADIF (Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias), the Spanish state-owned railway infrastructure manager.

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