The final list of HS2 Ltd for Phase 2a Design and Delivery Partner for the section linking the West Midlands and Crewe includes three proposers.
The awarded contract for winner bidder partner with HS2 Ltd, which is due to lead the design and delivery of the 36-mile Phase 2a route, has £500m value.
The mentioned role will comprise of management and coordination of key contracts for delivering the railway’s detailed design and construction, which includes two tunnels, 17 viaducts, 65 bridges, and track along the route.
The shortlisted proposers are:
- 2 Connect JV – AECOM / Costain Integrated Services
- AMS JV – Atkins / Mace Consult / SYSTRA
- Jacobs UK
HS2 Ltd Procurement and Supply Chain Director, Andrew Cubitt said: “The Phase 2a section of HS2 is a major investment in the region’s future low carbon transport infrastructure, that will provide an essential link between the West Midlands and northern England.”
He also added: “This latest procurement will facilitate the benefits HS2 is set to bring to the region, before any trains have even started running, helping the UK to build back better from the pandemic”
The summer of 2022, is the estimated date for proclaiming the winning bidder.