Four bag HS2 design work

10 April 2012 Contracts have been awarded for preliminary design work on the High Speed Two (HS2) rail line.
Under Lot 1 of the Professional Services Framework covering civil and structural design work, the following firms have won work worth almost £50m.

Mott Macdonald – £13.2m London Metropolitan Area contract for the design of approximately 25km of new high speed rail line from the redeveloped Euston station through North-West London. They will also work on the link to HS1 and a new 14 platform interchange station at Old Oak Common.

Atkins – £13.3m Country South contract covering the design of 91km of the route through Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, which includes the Colne Valley viaduct and the Chilterns tunnelling.

Capita Symonds Ineco JV – £11.1m Country North contract covering 78km of high speed rail through Warwickshire and Staffordshire, and the connection to the West Coast Main Line.

Arup – £11.4m West Midland Metropolitan Area design contract for 22km of the route, Curzon Street Station complex; Birmingham Interchange Station; Washwood Heath Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot.

The firms will prepare preliminary designs to support the bill documents to be submitted to Parliament by the end of next year.

This page was last updated on:
20 February 2018.

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