Skanska builds new light rail line in Sweden

Skanska has signed a contract with the municipality of Lund to build a new light rail track between Lund Central Station and the European Spallation Source (ESS), northeast of downtown. The contract is worth about SEK 710 million.

The project includes 5.5 kilometers of double track and includes nine stops, a new bridge, traffic devices and installation of track, electrical, signal and telecom in the urban environment.

Construction work will begin March 1 and the light rail track will be ready for test runs by year end 2018.

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