National Highways

National Highways operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A roads.

National Road Telecommunications Service

In 2017, Telent was award a contract from National Highways for the operation and management of NRTS (National Roads Telecommunication Services), a critical component of national infrastructure supporting the country’s 4,400-mile strategic road network.

NRTS operates and maintains the telecommunications services that link our 30,000 roadside assets (signs, signals, cameras) to seven regional control centres and the National Traffic Operation Centre enabling National Highways to manage and operate the network safely and efficiently. NRTS also delivers all new telecommunications services to the regional and smart motorway improvement schemes in support of RIS delivery.

Third Line Services

Telent’s Third Line Services Contract provides expert-level technical support, repair services, a help desk and contractual assistance to National Highways, as they deploy and improve technology equipment across England’s Strategic Road Network (SRN) in the pursuit of safer roads, reliable journeys and informed travellers.

The services we provide to National Highways support the deployment and operation of mission-critical technology equipment, including the equipment being deployed as part of the Network’s Smart Motorways upgrade programme, thereby contributing positively to the tactical management of England’s Motorways and major roads.

Regional Technology Maintenance Contracts

In the East, South East and M25 regions of the UK Telent maintain all technology assets including CCTV camera, emergency roadside telephones, traffic signals and Weather Stations. The RTMC (Regional Technology Maintenance Contractor) Contract is a dedicated outcome-based maintenance contract which gives the flexibility to innovate and deliver outcomes more efficiently, on the Motorways and High-Speed Network of England.

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