Corporations chosen for preliminary work on Glassboro-Camden mild rail

Corporations chosen for preliminary work on Glassboro-Camden mild rail

Three way partnership of AECOM, STV to supply engineering, design, undertaking administration for 18-mile, 14-station route

Corporations chosen for preliminary work on Glassboro-Camden mild rail

Corporations chosen for preliminary work on Glassboro-Camden mild rail
A rendering of a prepare on the Glassboro-Camden Line mild rail undertaking. Glassboro-Camden Line

Map of rail line between Camden and Glassboro, N.J.
A map of the deliberate Glassboro-Camden Line mild rail undertaking. GCL

CAMDEN, N.J. — South Jersey Transit Companions, a three way partnership of infrastructure consulting agency AECOM and architectural and enginerering firm STV Inc., will deal with preliminary engineering and design and undertaking administration for the Glassboro-Camden Line mild rail undertaking.

The 18-mile, 14-station undertaking is being managed by the Delaware River Port Authority with NJ Transit and the South Jersey Transportation Authority as companions. The undertaking, estimated to value as much as $1.8 billion, will restore passenger service alongside an current rail line, utilizing diesel multiple-unit mild rail trainsets much like NJ Transit’s River Line. No date for the beginning of operations has been projected; the undertaking web site says preliminary engineering, pre-construction actions, and development will take roughly six years.

“The GCL is a crucial initiative to enhance mobility by providing fast, dependable, and frequent rail service to the area,” Bane Gaiser, chief govt of AECOM’s U.S. East and Latin America area, stated in a press launch. “Our SJTP three way partnership is extremely proud to proceed our essential work, leveraging our deep understanding of the GCL’s aims, the undertaking’s scope, stakeholder engagement, and public must efficiently ship a transportation choice that may have a optimistic affect on the day-to-day lives of South Jerseyans.”

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