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Jacobs appointed technical advisor to Forrestfield Airport Rail Link in Western Australia

International construction firm Jacobs Engineering Group has been appointed as the technical advisor to the Western Australia Public Transport Authority (PTA) for the proposed Forrestfield Airport Rail Link, designed to connect downtown Perth with Perth Airport and the city’s Forrestfield suburbs.

The project involves the construction of approximately 5.3 miles of rail running underground in twin bored tunnels, which connect an existing above ground passenger rail line to Perth Airport and the eastern foothill suburbs. It is currently the largest infrastructure project in the state of Western Australia.

Jacobs is providing the PTA with a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental team to review the project’s design and construction documentation. This includes reviewing and confirming the technical acceptance of safety critical systems and adherence to PTA operations, maintenance and other policy conditions, as well as compliance with other stakeholder requirements.

Patrick Hill, senior vice president – buildings and infrastructure, Jacobs, said, “We are proud to be part of this important public transport project for Western Australia, and we look forward to contributing significant value based on our expertise in the rail sector.

“We recognize successful delivery for this project requires a well integrated delivery team that works seamlessly to meet tight review timeframes. As such, we are employing a partnership model with our sub-consultants, rather than a traditional lead and sub-consultant relationship.”

July 14, 2016





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