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22.04.16

Align HS2 consortium names design partners

Align JV, the consortium bidding for HS2 phase 1 contracts, has named engineers Jacobs and Ingérop-Rendel as its design partners.

Align, composed of BouyguesTravaux Publics, Sir Robert McAlpine, Morrison Utility Services and VolkerFitzpatrick, is on the shortlist of nine consortia bidding for seven civil engineering contracts with HS2 worth £12bn.

Ingérop has worked on high-speed rail projects in France, including the Bretagne-Pays de Loire line, while Rendel, a subsidy of Ingérop, has worked on civil engineering projects in England and on the North West Rail Link in Australia.

Jérôme Furgé, director of Align, said: “We welcome Jacobs and Ingérop-Rendel to our consortium as hugely reputable engineering consultancies with international experience in high speed rail design and also an excellent track record with major projects in the UK.”

Jacobs will supply engineering design services, including tunnelling, earthworks, structures, highways and viaducts.

The HS2 Bill has now passed through its final reading in the House of Commons, and HS2 is now seeking bidders for two phase 2 contracts worth £500m.

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Paolo   29/04/2016 at 09:07

This is a great sustainable project http://www.webuildvalue.com/en/infrastructures/the-role-of-sustainable-infrastructure.html

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