Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded two further civil contracts worth some S$757M on its 30km fully underground Thomson Line. The construction of Springleaf station and its associated tunnels (T208) has been awarded to Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited (Singapore Branch) – John Holland Pty Ltd Joint Venture (JV) at a contract sum of S$383M, whilst Contract T212 for the construction of Upper Thomson station and its associated tunnels has been awarded to Sato Kogyo (S) Pte. Ltd for S$374M.
Construction works for contracts T208 and T212 are expected to start by the first quarter of 2014. These two Thomson Line stations are scheduled to complete in 2020.
When completed, both stations will connect the northern and central parts of Singapore through North-South Line’s Woodlands interchange, Circle Line’s Caldecott interchange and Downtown Line’s Stevens interchange to bring commuters to the rest of the rail network, bringing further convenience and connectivity to those working and residing in Woodlands and Thomson areas.
With the award of contracts T208 and T212, a total of nine civil contracts have been awarded for the construction of Thomson Line at the total sum of S$2.65bn.