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SYSTRA News

SYSTRA's story began 60 years ago this week. On 6th June 1957, SNCF created railway design and construction company SOFRERAIL, putting down our first roots. The rest, as they say, is history.

The South Europe Atlantic (SEA) high speed line was inaugurated at a ceremony on Friday 12 May by the management of COSEA, the design and build consortium led by VINCI Construction.

Property developer CEG has been granted planning permission for a 120-unit residential development in Long Hanborough, West Oxfordshire following a successful appeal to the Planning Inspectorate.

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SYSTRA and Meinhardt win two Reference Design Consultant (RDC) contracts for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail Project

SYSTRA is one of a team of three consultants (with Cenex and Next Green Car) that is currently developing tools to assess how much electric vehicle charging infrastructure will be needed to deliver Britain’s climate change goals. 

Paul Osborne has joined SYSTRA to lead and develop its cycling capabilities. Paul pioneered the national Safe Routes to Schools initiative and has over 20 years’ experience at Sustrans, where he led its education travel initiatives and directed a range of infrastructure and behaviour change projects. 

SYSTRA has bolstered its Manchester-based team with four new hires, reflecting its growing workload in transport planning and engineering in the North of England.

SYSTRA has moved to a new, larger office in London very close to its old premises.

Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme focuses on the need to #BeBoldForChange. This is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. As a global company, we wanted to speak to some of our female colleagues and find out how they have been bold for change throughout their careers and what International Women’s Day means to them.  

The Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai has awarded phases 2 and 3 for the extension of their iconic Metro system to SYSTRA, thus renewing their trust in the Group that has already managed the engineering and consultancy projects.

On 1 January 2017, JMP and SIAS became fully integrated with SYSTRA and staff from both companies are now operating under the SYSTRA banner.

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