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Netherlands, Rotterdam - nl/13


  Proposed 50 km-long Randstad light railway will link The Hague with Rotterdam and Zoetermeer. 5 km bored tunnel with 7 stations planned between The Hague and Scheveningen, and second line to southwest will require 1.5 km of tunnel and one station. 50-75% public funding envisaged with private money making up the balance. August 1999.   Periodic notice for civil engineering works for a 3 km light rail line section between Centraal Station and the Hofpleinlijn, which is part of the Randstad Rail between Rotterdam, The Hague and Zoetermeer. The section requires a dual 2.5 km-long 6.5 m-diameter tunnel, to be driven using an EPB shield TBM, a 500 m cut-and-cover tunnel and an underground station. Visit http://ted.publications.eu.int/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=034578-2003, OJ S 40, or contact Gemeente Rotterdam, Rotterdam, fax +31 10 4894493. E-mail aanbestedingszaken@gw.rotterdam.nl. Visit www.randstadrailaanbesteding.nl 10/03.  Open call for bids, deadline 12th September, 2003 for construction of 2.9 km of twin single-track tunnels, to be driven using a TBM and conventional means, and the Statenweg underground station. Visit http://ted.publications.eu.int/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=091376-2003, OJ S 102, or contact Rotterdamse Elektrische Tram, Rotterdam, fax +31 10 4475215 or Gemeentewerken Rotterdam, Rotterdam, fax +31 10 4897855 or 4894493. E-mail j.schouwenaar@gw.rotterdam.nl. Visit www.ret.rotterdam.nl, www.aanbestedingen.rotterdam.nl and www.randstadrailaanbesteding.nl 23/03.Construction of a 2.9 km 6.5 m-diameter twin bored tunnel and the Statenweg underground station as part of the Randstad Rail has been secured by the Saturn consortium, comprising Dura Vermeer Groep, Walter Bau/Dywidag and Zueblin. Contract value: EUR177.8 million. The single-track tunnels will link Franciscus Gasthuis Hospital in Schiebroek and Rotterdam Central Station. A TBM is scheduled to start the job at the beginning of 2005. Meanwhile, the first preparatory works have commenced in Saint Franciscus Triangle and Conrad Street. Visit www.randstadrail.nl, www.duravermeer.nl, www.walter-bau.de and www.zueblin.de 13/04.