High Speed Rail in the UK
Jun 30 2016

High Speed Rail in the UK

Building more than a railway: delivering HS2 and amplifying its benefits

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In the world of construction, Carillion, Eiffage and Kier need little introduction. But as a joint venture, CEK will sound a little less familiar.

You know Carillion as a leading UK rail and highways contractor. Eiffage as one of Europe’s leading public works contractors. And Kier for some of the UK’s most significant infrastructure projects in transport, power and utilities. But guess what? All three of us are as adept at building teams as we are building high speed rail. We will work together at every stage of the journey to delivering HS2.

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Furrer+Frey have been creating innovative and iconic overhead line solutions for decades. The company has always believed that there is more to great customer service than just technical expertise; successful design involves listening to customers and working closely with them to develop solutions that enhance safety, efficiency and the reliability of railway systems.  Our elegant and highly adaptable systems provide high speed equipment for all scenarios, from classical OLE to alternatives for tunnels, bridges, depots and stations. Through pioneering innovation we constantly evolve and enhance those systems to ensure that our designs meet all the demanding requirements of a modern overhead contact system.


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