• Capabilities: Program Management , Construction Management and Site Supervision , Engineering , Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Sectors: Rail and Urban Transport , Public Sector
  • Region: Europe , France

Grand Paris Express - to extend the Paris metro into the suburbs

Paris area, France - Arcadis, the leading Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an extension to the initial contract for the ambitious "Grand Paris Express" metro lines to provide project and program management services. The additional 15 year contract represents a total value to Arcadis of more than €12million.

10 years

largest European infrastructure project in the last 10 years

144 km

of new lines

The Grand Paris masterplan includes investments in above and underground transportation, stations, buildings and social infrastructure projects in order to enhance the economic dynamism in the Paris region. The red and orange subway lines are among the first major investments in the Grand Paris masterplan. Arcadis will be involved in all project and program management services, technical advisory, the interfaces with other parts of the Parisian transportation system.

Gérard Chérel, Head of the Program for the Grand Paris Authority:  “Arcadis, together with its partners ARTELIA and BG, has demonstrated its ability to bring substantial value to the Program and to each project of the Grand Paris Express metro. Arcadis delivers a wide array of professional services from risk, cost, time and contract management to project management tools and processes setup. We are glad we chose Arcadis. The company demonstrates leadership, agility and trust throughout the longstanding partnership with the Société du Grand Paris.”

“The world’s biggest cities face growing challenges related to traffic congestion, such as air pollution, relocating companies and quickly worsening life conditions for citizens. We applaud the Grand Paris Authority’s visionary approach of public transport and mobility in an urban environment”, said Luc Hellemans, CEO of Arcadis France. “We will put our full know-how and skills at the disposal of our customer in order to improve quality of life in the Parisian region.”

Outcomes

10 years

largest European infrastructure project in the last 10 years

144 km

of new lines

56

new stations

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