Honolulu awards $946M in rail contracts

Posted on March 22, 2011

HONOLULU — Mayor Peter Carlisle awarded two rail transit contracts worth a total of $946 million to Ansaldo Honolulu and Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., according to the Star-Advertiser.

Ansaldo Honolulu, a joint venture of Ansaldo STS and Ansaldo Breda, will build the rail project's "core systems," which consists of the train vehicles and system control center, while Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.'s contract is for design and construction of the second phase of the rail elevated guideway from Pearl City to Aloha Stadium.

The $5.5 billion transit project is a 20-mile elevated rail system connecting East Kapolei with Ala Moana Center. For the full story, click here.



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