Technical installations of Central Station in Gothenburg
VINCI Energies has signed a contract regarding responsibility for all technical installations to the partial project E02 Central Station in Gothenburg.
VINCI Energies, via its subsidiary Eitech has signed a contract with NCC Sverige AB regarding responsibility for all technical installations to the partial project E02 Central Station in Gothenburg. The assignment includes an underground commuter train station and about 2 kilometres of railway tunnelling, which also is a significant part of the Swedish Transport Administration’s investment in the West Link.
Since autumn 2016, Eitech has worked together with NCC and the Swedish Transport Agency in a new collaboration model called Early Contractor Involvement. An assignment that included responsibility for project planning and cost optimization of the partial project E02 Central Station in Gothenburg. The new signed contract is a next step in the project, and where Eitech is responsible for coordinating all technical installations, including electrical, pipe, ventilation and control systems. The initial order value for the phase 2 contract amounts to approximately €55 million.
The West Link is an eight-kilometre-long double track railway, including a six-kilometre railway tunnel, underneath the city of Gothenburg. The tunnel will connect commuter rail services to routes that pass through the city, and give rise to three new stations in Gothenburg. It will increase accessibility to Gothenburg with three new underground stations in the city; at Gothenburg Central Station, Haga and Korsvägen.