East West Rail appoints Arup for project’s first major support contract


East West Rail appoints Arup for project’s first major support contract


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OCTOBER 2019

The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) has appointed an Arup-led consortium to support early works so the project can continue its rapid progress once a decision is made on the preferred route for the Bedford to Cambridge section later this year.

The scheme has already been designated a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project by the government, which means that following comprehensive consultation EWR Co will be able to apply for a development consent order to authorise the project.

Once the preferred route has been selected, Arup will be supporting EWR Co with a range of work including critical route alignment design and assessment, public consultation work and factual studies to inform strategic decision making.

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