Jacobs Awarded Contract for Crossrail Works from Network Rail
Posted: 3 August 2010 | | No comments yet
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced that it received a contract from Network Rail to progress the development of a major rail infrastructure project…
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced that it received a contract from Network Rail to progress the development of a major rail infrastructure project...
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from Network Rail to progress the development of a major rail infrastructure project at Stockley Flyover in west London.
Officials did not disclose the contract value.
The Flyover is located in the Heathrow Airport Junction area, a high traffic vicinity servicing trains to and from Heathrow as well as along the Great Western Main Line, the main linerailway that runs westwards from LondonPaddington station to the west of England and South Wales. Jacobs will be responsible for the design of the new flyover near the existing layout that will provide conflict-free crossing of the main line. Crossrail services are expected to begin in 2017.
Network Rail Programme Director Robbie Burns said, “The work at Stockley is an important step in improving reliability for all services using the rail network in the area. Network Rail is transforming the railway to make Crossrail a success and is working with many partners, including Jacobs, to deliver a railway fit for the twenty first century.”
In making this announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President, Bob Duff stated, “We are delighted to have been appointed to this contract as part of the Crossrail programme. This appointment further strengthens our relationship with Network Rail and our position in the rail sector.”
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.
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