US project manager Hill International has been awarded two contracts in India’s rail sector worth a total of $4bn. Hill International , the global leader in managing construction risk, continues its increasing presence in the fast-growing Indian infrastructure market .
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1) The First contract is from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) to provide project management services for an effort that will double the 120 km (75 miles) of rail line in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India.
2) The Second project consists of providing Quality and Safety Audit Consultancy for the World Bank-funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor, namely the Sahnewal-Khurja section and Khurja-Dadri link. The company will be working in conjunction with a consortium comprising Italferr and local consultant Vogue Construction and Consultancy Services. The consortium will provide the infrastructure for the 397km-long Sahnewal-Khurja section, as well as the nearly 46km-long double line electrified railway track for the Khurja-Dadri link : which is a part of the for the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor, a project funded by the World Bank.
Hill International Middle East regional president Abdo Kardous said: “Doubling the Varanasi Rail Line and Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor are ambitious projects that present several technical challenges.“However, Hill’s expertise and experience will be valuable in helping both undertakings achieve their goals and support the region’s ongoing growth.”
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