New railway line including station for the town of Moss | Contract worth approximately NOK 3,400 million
Dietlikon, 28 June 2019 – Implenia, in a joint venture (JV) with Acciona, has won the contract to build a new railway line through the town of Moss in Norway. Implenia has technical leadership of the JV. The project includes a 10.3 km, twin-track line, some of which will run above ground. The JV’s job also includes building two tunnels, each around 2 km long (Mosse Tunnel and Carlberg Tunnel), two shorter cut-and-cover sections, a tunnel portal and a new train station. Implenia’s share of the order (55%) is worth NOK 3,400 million (around CHF 390 million).
The contract is part of the major “InterCity” project, which Norway’s state railway company Bane NOR has initiated to improve train links between towns and cities in the east of the country. “We are extremely pleased to win this order and become part of the major InterCity infrastructure project. We look forward to contributing the Group-wide knowledge and skills gained in previous successful large-scale projects,” says Audun Aaland, Implenia’s Country President Norway. Construction work begins in October 2019 and should be completed by May 2025.
Implenia is Switzerland’s leading construction and construction services company. It also has strong positions in the German, French, Austrian, Swedish and Norwegian infrastructure markets, as well as significant building construction and civil engineering operations in Germany and Austria. Established in 2006, Implenia can look back on around 150 years of construction tradition. It brings the expertise of its highly skilled construction units together under the roof of a company active throughout Europe. With the broad offering of Implenia and the deep experience of its specialists, the Group can manage a building project through its entire lifecycle and deliver work that is economical, integrated and customer-centric. The focus is on striking a sustainable balance between financial success and social and environmental responsibility. Implenia, with its headquarters in Dietlikon near Zurich, employs more than 10,000 people in Europe and posted revenue of around CHF 4.4 billion in 2018. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (IMPN, CH0023868554). More information can be found at www.implenia.com.