2018.06.21
Project

LAUNCH OF THE FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE PETTAH TRANSPORT HUB IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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AREP is part of the consortium that will carry out the feasibility study for the Pettah multimodal transport hub in Colombo.

The project was officially launched on 21 June 2018 in the presence of Patali Champika Ranawaka , Sri Lanka's Minister of Megapolis & Western Development.
The feasibility study will be carried out by a consortium between AREP (representative), Egis and SNCF Mobilités (a French Railways branch) and will be funded through a dedicated grant by the French government. The French Development Agency (AFD) will be leading the project.
Located to the east of Colombo's city centre, the multimodal hub is a key project for the city's long-term development. It will connect various transport modes and will contribute to transforming the city into a major business hub in South Asia.
The project will be running over the next 13 months and comprises the following phases:
-Analysis
-Mobility and urban integration
-Architectural scenarios
-Environmental and social impact study
-Technical and financial feasibility of the PPP model
-Architectural programming and preparation of the technical specifications

The team behind the project:
Andreas Heym, Project director, and Nicolas Augris, Engineer specializing in mobility and public transportation
The study is led by AREP South Asia