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PB wins 2 UK rail contracts

Posted on May 17, 2012

Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) was awarded two significant contracts covering design of both “high-speed” and “conventional” railway systems for the UK’s second high-speed rail line, which will run between London Euston and Birmingham in the West Midlands.

The contracts, worth $12.8 million, have been awarded by HS2 Ltd. under its Professional Services Framework.

PB will work closely with HS2 Ltd to provide a “whole system” approach to optimize the overall rail systems design and provide the appropriate balance with functionality, safety, sustainability, cost and value. It will also take a lead role across all designers for system-wide and operational and maintenance (O&M) issues, and will support other designers on civil engineering, construction and environmental issues in specific geographical areas.

The overall objective of both contracts will be to support HS2 Ltd. in its principal aim of depositing the documents for the hybrid bill as it starts its process through Parliament, by the end of 2013.

PB will work with partners DB International GmbH, providing operational and rolling stock expertise and EC Harris LLP, providing cost planning expertise. The multidisciplinary team will operate from offices across the south east, including London, where it will collocate with the HS2 client team.

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