Italian contractor Astaldi has won a €209M (£149M) contract to extend Line 2 of the Warsaw metro in Poland.
The contract, awarded by Metro Warszawskie, follows Astaldi’s construction of Line 2’s central section, which was completed in March 2015.
The new contract involves the executive design and construction of approximately 3km of the route’s eastern section, from the Dworzec Wileński Station to the stabling tracks past Station C-18, featuring twin-tube tunnels and three underground stations.
The tunnels will be excavated using two tunnel boring machines that have already been employed for the excavation of the first section of the line.
The contract also includes construction of a link to the line’s central section, as well as the civil railway systems, superstructure and all related works.
The works are expected to be completed in 36 months, beginning in early 2016.