Accenture has been awarded a framework agreement to help identify and implement new technology solutions for Britain’s Network Rail. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The four-year framework agreement signed with Accenture includes identifying, designing, building and integrating IT solutions to support Network Rail’s planned change programs.
Network Rail runs, operates, maintains and invests in Britain’s rail network. Over the next 30 years passenger demand for rail will more than double and freight demand is expected to go up by 140 percent. Currently, the rail network provides 1.3 billion journeys and carries 100 million tonnes of freight every year.