Vinci wins a € 970 million railway construction contract in New Zealand

The Link Alliance, which includes VINCI Construction subsidiaries VINCI Construction Grands Projets (main contractor) and Soletanche Bachy International, along with their partner Downer, as well as designers Aecom, WSP-Opus and Tonkin & Taylor, signed the Design-Construction Alliance contract for Package 3 of the City Rail Link project in Auckland, New Zealand. With a value of 1,658 million New Zealand dollars, or about 970 million euros, this project will include the design and construction of 3.45 km of extension of a train line, including 3.2 km of tunnel, to link Britomart station to the existing Mount Eden station. Three new stations, two of which are underground, will be built during the project which will last until 2024.