(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska and Amtrak sign contract for the rehabilitation and restoration of maintenance facilities for the Next Generation Acela 21 high-speed rail service in Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York, USA. The USD 40 M (about SEK 390 M) worth contract will be included in the US order bookings for the first quarter 2020.
The three maintenance facilities were initially built by Skanska 20 years ago. The rehabilitation will include structural modifications and industrial equipment upgrades to accommodate the new trains being placed into service in 2021.
Construction began in February 2020 and is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2021.
Skanska is one of the leading construction and development companies in USA, specializing in building construction, civil infrastructure and developing commercial properties in select U.S. markets. Skanska USA had sales of SEK 74 billion and about 7,900 employees in its operations in 2019.
For media information, please contact:
tel + 1 617 574 14 85
tel +46 (0)10 449 04 94
Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99
SOURCE: Skanska AB