LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 21, 2012--
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of
professional technical and management support services for public and
private sector clients in more than 130 countries around the world,
announced today that it is part of a consortium that has been awarded a
US$555-million contract for a package of work on Australia’s Regional
Rail Link in the state of Victoria.
AECOM’s contribution in delivering the contract is expected to generate
revenue of US$19.5 million.
Under the contract from Victoria’s Department of Transport, AECOM will
provide rail, structural, electrical, signaling and civil infrastructure
design as well as geotechnical, waterway modeling and environmental
management services for the project — which runs from Melbourne’s
Southern Cross Station to the Maribyrnong River — until February 2015.
“We are excited to play a key role in an effort that will remove major
bottlenecks in Victoria’s rail network by untangling metropolitan and
regional tracks,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief
Planning and design work will begin immediately, and major construction
for the project is scheduled for completion during February 2015. The
overall Regional Rail Link is expected to be complete in early 2016.
AECOM’s work on the project is expected to conclude during February 2015.
The Regional Rail Link currently is Australia’s largest
public-transportation project and the first major rail line construction
project for metropolitan Melbourne in 80 years. AECOM is part of a
consortium of companies that have formed an alliance with Metro Trains
Melbourne, V/Line and the Regional Rail Link Authority to deliver the
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and
management support services to a broad range of markets, including
transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.
With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader
in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of
global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in
delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built,
natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM
serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.2
billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2012. More information on
AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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Source: AECOM Technology Corporation
AECOM Technology Corporation
VP, External Communications