Background informationProject Created: August 4, 2009
Manchester Metrolink Ext. 1
Year in Operation:
Under the Transport and Works Act of 1992, the project was authorized in 1996 and will include a new metro line from the center of the city of Manchester to Eccles. The private contractor will also be responsible for operating not only this extension but the existing lines linking Bury and Altrincham through Manchester center.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located:
Public Private Partnership
Is the project still active:
United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
Access to Land: The land is owned by the Crown government.
Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Protected Through Long Term Commitment(s) of Public Sponsor(s): The private sector entity will operate and maintain the facilities for the 25 year concession period.
Souces of Project Support (Monetary)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The project is financed by the Crown government under the Department for Transport (DfT).
Project Delivery & Finance Method
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes
Project Finance Method: All or Partially By Public Sponsor
Qualifications Based Selection
Request for Qualifications
Request for Proposals
Invitation for Bids
Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period