Contractor to work with GrantRail on DLR extension to Stratford International station for 2012
Contractor Skanska has won a £39m civil engineering contract for the Docklands Light Rail extension to Stratford International station in East London.
Skanska will work with GrantRail, a joint venture between steel giant Corus and contractor Volker Wessels, to improve the DLR for the 2012 London Olympics.
Key elements of the project include:
- Construction of two new platforms on the north side of Stratford station, where North London Line national rail services will terminate
- Track alignment work to prepare for the new rail link between Stratford and Stratford International
- Construction of the shell and foundations of the new DLR station at Stratford International