BAM wins contract for railway viaduct in Luxembourg
Bunnik, Netherlands, 20 November 2009 - Galère (operating companies of Royal BAM Group nv) – has been awarded a joint-venture contract for the construction of the new Pulvermühle railway viaduct in the City of Luxembourg. The project value amounts to €56 million, of which €22 million for BAM. Client is the Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois (CFL). The construction period will be approximately six years.
The new truss viaduct - designed by Leonardt, Andrä und Partner from Stuttgart and TR-Engineering from Luxembourg - is approximately 250 metres long and 32 metres high. It is located next to a railway viaduct dating from 1859 across Alzette River. The new viaduct will make it possible to double the two railway tracks north of Luxembourg Station. The increase of capacity is among other reasons necessary to realise a rail link between the city and Findel Airport in the near future.
Further information: A.C. Pronk, + 31 (0)30 659 86 21.