Rail

AECOM P3 group awarded Canadian contract

Posted on June 18, 2014

Photo courtesy of Bombardier
Photo courtesy of Bombardier
AECOM announced GrandLinq, a public-private partnership (P3) in which it participates, awarded a contract by the Region of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

The GrandLinq P3 will design, build, finance, operate and maintain a new at-grade light rail transit (LRT) system between the cities of Waterloo and Kitchener. The contract is expected to be worth approximately $23 million to AECOM.

As the P3’s design lead, AECOM is responsible for the project’s detailed design, including track, civil, utilities, architecture, structural, landscape, systems and environmental services.

Known as ION, the LRT system consists of 11 miles of track, 19 stops, 13 traction power stations, and a new operations and maintenance facility to house and service the ION vehicle fleet.

A focal point of the project will be the construction of a major grade separation for a future intermodal transit facility. Other notable scope elements include two new rail structures and public infrastructure works.

Work on the project has already commenced. Project construction is expected to be completed by 2017.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

NJ Transit continues to implement rail safety upgrades

Rail Operations is currently in the process of replacing all stub end tracks at Hoboken Terminal with new sliding friction bumper blocks, as well as advancing a speed control system for trains entering Hoboken Terminal.

WSP USA projects recognized with three Calif. transportation awards

The Exposition Line Light Rail in Los Angeles received the California Transportation Foundation's Overall Project of the Year award.

City Council approves transfer of Atlanta Streetcar to MARTA

The $99 million streetcar opened in December 2014 amid sky-high expectations, but ridership failed to meet expectations in its first year and plummeted nearly 60% after the city began charging $1 to ride.

Honolulu officials submit new light rail plan to FTA

The total project cost included in the new plan remains at $8.165 billion for capital costs exclusive of finance charges, with full revenue service scheduled for December 2025.

Alstom to supply traction system in Chengdu, China

The contract is worth approximately $68.3 million. The line is expected to start revenue service by the end of 2019.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close