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Eight contracts awarded for Copenhagen’s Ring 3 Line, Denmark [free access]

January 11, 2018

Hovedstadens Letbane I/S (also known as Ring 3 Letbane I/S), has awarded five civil works packages and three packages covering rolling stock, equipment as well as operations and maintenance for Ring 3 Letbane, the light rail transit (LRT) line in Copenhagen. Ernst & Young (EY) has assessed project's risks and reserves.


Metro Service A/S, current operator of Copenhagen’s metro system, has secured the 15-year operations and maintenance contract for Ring 3 Letbane.


A consortium of Siemens AG, Siemens A/S and Aarsleff Rail A/S secured the DKK1.9-billion ‘transport system (TS)’ package. Siemens’ share is 62 per cent and Aarsleff Rail’s share is 38 per cent.


The scope of work comprises supply of rolling stock as well as TS infrastructure, which includes permanent way (track), traction power, power supply, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), intermodal transport control system, passenger security and information system, control room, radio and communication systems, signaling system, control and maintenance centre equipment, stations and traction systems. The contract also includes maintenance for a period of 15 years after commercial operations begins.


In addition, Aarsleff Rail A/S has secured two civil work contracts of total value DKK1.16 billion. The first contract comprises construction of 12.2-km long tracks and eight stations in Vallensbæk, Brøndby and Glostrup Municipality. The second contract comprises construction of 5.8-km long tracks and seven stations in Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality.


CG Jensen A/S has secured two civil contracts as well as construction of control and maintenance centre (CMC) building. The first civil contract includes construction of 3.5-km long tracks and five stations in Rødovre and Herlev Municipality. The second civil contract includes construction of 4.9-km long tracks and six stations in Gladsaxe Municipality.


MJ Eriksson A/S has secured the contract to construct 1.4 km-long tracks and two stations in Ishøj Municipality.


The Ring 3 Letbane will span 28 km (double track) from Lundtofte in the North to Ishøj in the South, covering 29 stations. It is expected to carry 13-14 million passengers in initial year of operations.


(1 DKK [Danish Krone] = 0.16 USD)