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Gammon-Nishimatsu JV awarded £407M Hong Kong railway infrastructure contract

A Gammon-Nishimatsu JV has been awarded a £407M railway infrastructure contract in Hong Kong by the MTR Corporation.

A Gammon-Nishimatsu JV has been awarded a £407M railway infrastructure contract in Hong Kong by the MTR Corporation.

The contract involves the construction of Hong Kong University and Sai Ying Pun Stations, plus a 2.2km running tunnel.

The work will form a prominent part of the West Island Line which, when complete in 2014, will extend the existing Island Line from Sheung Wan to Kennedy Town.

Balfour Beatty, has a 50% shareholding in Gammon, said it was “delighted” with the contract - which is Gammon’s third on the West Line Project.

“We are delighted to have been awarded this contract and to be playing an integral part in the creation of the West Island Line, a project which will have significant benefits for the community in the western part of Hong Kong island,” said Balfour Beatty Chief Executive Ian Tyler.

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