Atkins will Design Danish High-Speed Rail Line

Atkins will Design Danish High-Speed Rail Line
January 20, 2011 7:08 am

An Atkins-led consortium has won a contract to design the first stretch of a 60km high-speed rail line in Denmark, which will link to the 180km route from Copenhagen to the German border.

The consortium, which includes Vössing, EKJ Consulting engineers and Sweco, secured the contract from Danish infrastructure manager Rail Net Denmark.
Under the deal, the consortium will deliver alignment design, full procurement strategy, programme logistics for construction sites and access roads, detailed track design as well as overhead line design and delivery.
The first phase of the £1.2bn ($1.9bn) project involves the construction of 60km of double track railway from Copenhagen to Ringsted.
The first phase will be complete in 2018, with trains initially running at 200kp/h until the high-speed line is fully commissioned. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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