Balfour Beatty wins Liverpool St station Crossrail contract

International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has announced that in the joint-venture Crossrail project, in which it has a 30 per cent share, it has been awarded the £235m Whitechapel and Liverpool Street Station tunnels contract.

The joint venture partners, comprising Balfour Beatty, Alpine BeMo Tunnelling, Morgan Sindall and Vinci Construction, have a track record of delivering major infrastructure schemes in London and throughout the world.

Connecting the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow Airport to the commuter areas of East and West London, Crossrail is a major rail-link project designed to provide a world-class, affordable railway with high-frequency, convenient and accessible services across the capital.

The Whitechapel and Liverpool Street Station tunnels contract covers the construction of all station tunnels and associated works, and forms an integral part of the wider project.