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KBR wins Liverpool Turnback project

<span class="" id="parent-fieldname-description"> KBR’s Australian-based Infrastructure and Minerals unit has won a contract to provide engineering design services for the $142m Liverpool Turnback project in New South Wales. </span> <p>Upgrades under the project include the construction of an additional 1.8 km new section of track, a new train turnback, major upgrades to Liverpool station including a new platform and new signalling to improve services.</p><p>KBR will provide engineering design services for the track, overhead electrification, concourse and footbridge extensions and associated civil works.</p><p>The contract award marks the latest in a series of Australian rail contract wins for KBR’s Infrastructure and Minerals unit including the preliminary design contract for Victoria’s Regional Rail Link.</p><p>Early works recently started on the Liverpool Turnback project including early geotechnical surveys and site investigation works.</p><p>Major construction will start in December.</p><p>The project will remove the need for different services to compete for paths through the station by separating terminating and commencing services for through trains, thus reducing congestion and delays, particularly during peak hours.</p><p>The Liverpool Turnback is one of 13 projects that make up the NSW Government’s $2.1bn Rail Clearways Program and is the final project to commence construction.</p><p>These include Cronulla Line Duplication, turnbacks and other projects at Bondi, Macdonaldtown, Berowra, Revesby, Hornsby and Cronulla, as well as the Richmond Line Duplication and the Kinsgrive to Revesby Quadruplication – both of which are under construction now.</p><p>The project is due to be completed in 2014.<br /><br /><br /><br />&nbsp</p>