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UK: AECOM has acquired a 30% stake in SLC Rail, which supports third party promoters of rail projects with the development of strategic plans and business cases.

‘SLC Rail is an outstanding SME with whom we have a strong existing relationship, and our teams are collaborating today to successfully deliver a number of strategic regional rail programmes’, said Mark Southwell, Managing Director of AECOM’s Civils Infrastructure, UK & Ireland business, on February 16.

‘There is substantial potential to apply our joint approach to more programmes, helping to regenerate regions, towns and cities across the UK. AECOM’s investment in SLC strengthens our value proposition to clients, bringing a new approach that will enhance the delivery of vital rail schemes effectively and with pace.’