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Insights Copenhagen metro cityringen

The Cityringen (City Circle Line) is a 15.5 km underground railway. The line will include 17 new stations and will transport passengers through the heart of the historic city.

Lifecycle Expertise

Atkins, a member of the AtkinsRéalis Group, is the technical and procurement consultant for the twin tunnel Cityringen transportation system package. In collaboration with a joint venture partners Rambøll A/S, Parsons, KHR arkitekter our teams are involved in the four critical stages of the project: 
  • Concept design
  • Tendering and procurement
  • Evaluation and managing design delivery
  • Build, operation, and maintenance contract

International expertise, and local understanding of the existing metro system has made it possible for our teams to quickly identify and mitigate problems. Working smarter, we created a bespoke management tool, which we’ve used to trace the project’s complex requirements.

Our teams have also recommended a safer, more reliable train control system, which also reduces the equipment and maintenance required. We’re proud to say that when complete, this metro system will represent one of the most advanced transport systems in the world.

Creating Vital Connections

Cityringen will make a difference to all who live and work around Copenhagen. The line will support a faster, more seamless service across the entire metro. So people will be able to get to work, school and other parts of the city much faster – and congestion free. By 2020 the city’s metro will be able to move 122 million passengers – double the numbers in 2018.

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million passengers will make use of the metro in 2020 thanks to Cityringen

minutes to do a round trip on Cityringen

km/h speed through the city, including stops!