Societe du Grand Paris has announced that the contract to build the eastern section Grand Paris Express automated metro Line 16 has been awarded to Salini Impregil. The E718.8m Lot 2 contract covers the excavation of 11.1km of tunnel, running from the junction for the Aulnay depot spur to the Bel-Air shaft at Chelles, along with the construction of four stations at Aulnay, Sevran-Beaudottes, Sevran-Livry and Clichy Montfermeil and related works. This is the second of three main works contracts to be awarded for the 29 km Line 16, which will have 10 stations in total including eight interchanges. Being built at a total cost of E5.5bn, the line is scheduled to open in 2024. The Line 16 deal is the second Paris metro contract to be won by the Italian firm this year, 20 years after it worked on the construction of RER Line E.
Source: Metro Report International