Peab has been contracted to expand the railway at Mälarbanan
Peab has been contracted to build the railway line between Barkarby and Kallhäll in the Mälarbanan project. This is the first stage of the expansion between Tomteboda and Kallhäll in northwestern Stockholm. The work will be done in close collaboration with the Swedish Transport Administration and the project engineer Vectura.
The client is the Swedish Transport Administration and the order value amounts to SEK 1.18 billion.
On the eight-kilometer route will Peab perform soil and track work for four new tracks, widening of existing railway bridges, cable diversions, retaining walls and more.
"This is an important project for infrastructure in the Mälardalen area and this creates a continued stability in the region. Peab will here use the experience and competence which have been developed in earlier railway projects, "says Roger Linnér, manager business area Civil Engineering Peab.
Work will begin in spring 2013 and is scheduled for completion in 2016.
The Mälarbanan railway goes north of Lake Mälaren from Stockholm via Västerås to Örebro.
For further information, please contact:
Bengt Johansson, region manager Peab +46 733 372666
Gösta Sjöström, C I O Peab +46 733 371010
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