UAE, February 24, 2014 – Drake & Scull Rail, an internationally recognized subsidiary of Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in the integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of General Contracting, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP), Water and Power, Rail and Oil and Gas, has announced that it has won a contract worth AED 35 million for a new Airport Passenger Movement System at the Dubai International Airport ; the first rail project for Drake & Scull Rail in the Middle East.
The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has commissioned the construction of Concourse 4 at the Dubai International Airport which will be connected to Terminal 1 via an automated passenger mover system (APM). Drake & Scull Rail will provide complete MEP works and Railway services within the areas associated with the APM locations.
The scope of work includes the production and submission of shop/fabrication drawings, supply and installation of MEP services throughout the APM-associated locations, and provision of railway-specific services such as signals, traction power, maintenance of area power, compressed air and communication systems as well as minor construction works. ALEC (Al Jaber LEGT Engineering & Contracting), is the main contractor for development of the Concourse 4 at the Dubai International Airport while Bombardier Transportation Holdings USA Inc, is the prime entity responsible for rolling stock and rail technologies at the airport.
Bombardier will also develop the monorail system that will transport passengers between the newly constructed Concourse 4 and Terminal 1. More info