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China, Hunan - cn/73

High Speed Railway

Scetauroute, in partnership with four Chinese engineering firms, has signed an engineering contract related to construction of the infrastructure and installation of the equipement on section 3 (182 km) of the Wuhan-Canton high speed line (900 km) on behalf of Wuhan Guangzhou Passenger Railroad Corporation, a subsidiary of the Ministry of railways. Section 3 is in Hunan province, on each side of Chenzhou, 300 km north of Canton. Its construction will require 66 tunnels (40 km) and two new stations. Scetauroute will be in charge of defining and following up the quality control. The contract will last four years (January 2006 to June 2010). Opening of the line is scheduled for December 2009. Visit www.scetauroute.com 17/06.