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Systra JV wins tram extension contract

February 2017

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a 14-month contract to leading consulting and engineering group Systra and technical and management support services provider Aecom for the second and third phases of its Light Rail Transit system extension.

Phase Two of the Dubai Tram will serve the city’s main attractions, including Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Al Arab, as well as the Mall of the Emirates.

Systra, with Aecom, will take charge of transport planning, preliminary design and invitations to tender. Phase Two is part of the masterplan for Jumeirah Central Project, managed by Dubai Holding, while Phase Three will serve the Jumeirah Beach Road.




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