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NGE selected as part of construction group for Ontario Line RSSOM project

DCN-JOC News Services
NGE selected as part of construction group for Ontario Line RSSOM project

FRANCE — NGE, the fourth largest French construction group, has signed its first construction contract in Canada and will be part of the design and build consortium that will supply and install the railway systems and depot for the Ontario Line Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations and Maintenance (RSSOM) project, a joint venture with Hitachi Rail and Webuild Group.

NGE will take part in the delivery of 15.6 kilometres of slab track, in a tunnel and viaduct environment, as well as the depot civil works and infrastructure. NGE Group has built more than 2,500 kilometres of high-speed lines in Europe, states a release.

The RSSOM project is one of three main contracts to deliver the Ontario Line, a 15.6-kilometre-long standalone rapid transit line. Half of the line will be underground, with 15 stations and more than 40 connections to other metro lines, regional trains and bus services. The Ontario Line will be a fully automated GoA4 metro line, adds the release.

The consortium Connect 6ix also includes Plenary Americas, Hitachi Rail, Webuild Group (Salini Impregilo Canada Holding Inc.), Transdev Canada Inc. (applicant lead); Hitachi Rail, IBI Group Professional Services (Canada) Inc. (design team); Hitachi Rail, Webuild Group (Astaldi Canada Design & Construction Inc. and Salini Impregilo Civil Works Inc.), NGE (construction team); Hitachi Rail, Transdev Canada Inc. (operations, maintenance and rehabilitation team); and National Bank Financial Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (financial adviser).

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