Calgary has Awarded Contract for West Light Rapid Transit Extension

Calgary has Awarded Contract for West Light Rapid Transit Extension
November 8, 2009 1:06 pm

The Canadian city of Calgary has awarded a $648m (C$700m) contract to an SNC Lavalin-Graham Infrastructure joint venture to design and build the West Light Rapid Transit (LRT) extension project.
The project involves extending the existing rail system by 8.2km from 11th Street SW, in the downtown area, to 73rd Street SW in the western part of the city.
Work includes building six passenger stations, nine traction power substations, two park-and-ride facilities and roadworks.
The project is estimated to cost $1bn. Construction is expected to begin immediately and finish by December 2012.
The existing system runs across the city between 10 St SW and McKnight-Westwinds. 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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