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Luton DART


VolkerFitzpatrick-Kier joint venture undertakes construction of state-of-the-art Luton DART fast transit system, linking London Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway railway station.

  •  Double-shuttle, fully-automated people-mover (APM)
  •  Capable of operating 24/7
  •  Energy efficient and environmentally friendly cable-driven system
  •  Transportation system by Doppelmayr Cable Car UK Ltd
  •  500 construction jobs created
  •  30 apprenticeships created
  •  17 permanent positions created

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1. Installation of an 80-metre long, 1,000 tonne curved bridge, which forms an integral part of the new Luton DART fast transit system.

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"The Luton DART will benefit not only airport passengers but also the people and businesses of Luton, in that it supports our ambitions to secure long-term economic growth and ensure local people have access to high-quality employment opportunities."

Cllr Hazel Simmons, Leader of Luton council

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