Ramboll and Arup land Copenhagen metro project
A joint venture of Ramboll and Arup have been appointed as planning advisor for the Nordhavn metro extension in central Copenhagen, Denmark.
The winning project team's work scope includes the design of tunnels, rail systems as well as a tunnel station, Nordhavn, and an above ground station, Orientkaj.
They will work with architectural firm Cobe as sub-consultant.
The metro forms a key element of the infrastructure for the capital's new urban development initiative in the Nordhavn district.The client is Metroselskabet, a partnership owned jointly by the city of Copenhagen (50%), the Danish government (41.7%) and the city of Frederiksberg (8.3%).
Ramboll had already been selected as the consulting engineer for urban masterplanning and the new Nordhavnsvej road link.
Director of transportation for Ramboll in Denmark, Axel Emil Christensen said that the scheme will build on a strong working relationship that has already been forged with Arup on the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link.
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This article was published on 09/08/2012 (last updated on 09/08/2012).