The UK’s Public Sector rail transport strategy ‘looks like a potential gold mine for the right kind of technology supplier,’ says. GlobalData. The first inter-city route that will fully benefit from the digital strategy will be the East Coast Main Line for which Network Rail Infrastructure is seeking a technology provider on a whole life basis to work together on designs, plans, phasing, costs and realising benefits. The contact was originally estimated at £1.8bn, but as Government Computing reports – this isn’t just a big bucks technology opportunity in its own right. It’s also an unprecedented opportunity for a visionary supplier to get in on the ground floor of what is set to become a multi-billion pound opportunity nationwide. Read the full story including tender timings here.