Skanska builds railway junction in Pilsen, Czech Republic, for CZK 1.7 billion, about SEK 550 M

Press release 3/25/2014 8:30 AM CET

Skanska has signed a contract with the state organization Railway Infrastructure Administration for modernisation of Pilsen railway junction, Czech Republic.The contract is worth CZK 1.7 billion, about SEK 550 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Czech Republic for the first quarter of 2014.

Pilsen Railway Station

The project includes rebuilding of part of the Pilsen Railway Station. Among other things new platforms and a new underpass will be constructed to improve access for passengers.

Construction will start in April 2014 and is due to be completed in March 2016.

Skanska Czech Republic, which is one of the country largest construction companies, had sales in 2013 of 4.1 billion SEK.
The company has about 4,300 employees in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Skanska in the Czech Republic is also active in the development of office buildings through Skanska Commercial Development Europe and residential development through Skanska Realty.