London Underground selects Bank bidders
24 April 2012
UK: Four bidders have been shortlisted to undertake ‘one of London Underground’s biggest and most complex projects’, LU announced on April 24, a package of works to increase capacity at Bank station including a new southbound running tunnel for the Northern Line. The prequalified bidders are:
- BFK Joint Venture (BAM Nuttall, Ferrovial SA, Kier);
- CVC JV (Costain, Vinci Grands Projets, Vinci Construction);
- Dragados SA;
- MBA JV (Morgan Sindall, Balfour Beatty, Alpine Bemo Tunnelling).
LU wrote:the four strong bidding groups will be able to use their significant global infrastructure experience at Bank.
We are using the new Innovative Contractor Engagement procurement process for the first time with this project’, said LU Capital Programmes Director David Waboso. ‘This process should improve our relationship with the contractor market and get the benefits of early contractor involvement while developing major design and build contracts.
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