Twelve firms chosen for £15.9 billion transport initiative
Crossrail have announced the 12 firms who have secured Design Framework Agreements to competitively tender for Crossrail design work. The chosen firms will have the opportunity to compete for packages of design work on the Crossrail project, including work on tunnels and shafts, stations, and railway systems.
The construction of the new rail system connecting Heathrow Airport in the west of London to Abbey Wood in the east of the city is to be constructed with a £15.9 billion funding package and is set to be complete and functioning in 2017.
The twelve firms to compete for tender are: Aedas Group Ltd, Atkins Ltd, BDP Ltd, Capita Symonds Ltd, Halcrow Group Ltd, Hyder Consulting (UK) Ltd, Jacobs Engineering U.K. Ltd, Mott MacDonald Ltd, Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd, Parsons Brinckerhoff Ltd, Scott Wilson Railways Ltd, and WSP UK Limited.
Aedas are currently working on the redesign of Whitechapel Station. The project involves the station redesign providing interchange with the existing East London line and London underground’s District and Hammersmith & City Lines, together with a new ticket hall.
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