Turner & Townsend has been appointed to the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Specialist Technical and Commercial Advisory Services for Rail and Other Transport Modes Framework (STARThree).
This appointment is to support the delivery and development of sustainable infrastructure in the UK, and to support Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) participation. The DfT expects the framework to run over an initial two-year period, with an option to extend by a further one to two years.
As Medium Supplier, Turner & Townsend will be providing advisory services within two of the framework’s specialist categories in a multitude of areas, including project management and transport performance. It will also be providing Commercial Advice (Category C) and Project and Programme Management Advice (Category E) to public bodies in the transport sector.
The company is already working with its family of specialist companies – Suiko, AMCL and Vertex – alongside a growing network of world-class suppliers, including Advanced Consultancy Ltd, Anturas and EFA Engineering.
James Corrigan, Managing Director, Infrastructure, UK, said: “The STARThree framework is a coherent commitment by the DfT to help decarbonise the transport network and help meet the UK’s net-zero targets by 2050. Sustainability must be central to everything we do, and this strategic appointment offers us the platform to support the DfT in meeting its ambitions.”