Egis wins the Network Management of Tel Aviv Metro

12/01/2021

Egis, in consortium with its local partner Gadish Group, was awarded the metro Network Management contract by NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit Systems Ltd. The Metro Project will be the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken in Israel with 3 lines, 150 km, 109 stations and 40 Bn€ estimated investment.

Egis, in consortium with its local partner Gadish Group, was awarded the metro Network Management contract by NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit Systems Ltd. The Metro Project will be the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken in Israel with 3 lines, 150 km, 109 stations and 40 Bn€ estimated investment. 
Egis is the Leader of the consortium METAV which will be in charge of the management of the 3 metro lines and will be serving as the chief consultant of NTA. During the first 18 months, the role of Egis and Gadish as Network Manager will be to assist NTA in the development and formalization of the project’s overall strategy related to the execution stages, scope of work and procurement. Following the finalization of such, Egis and Gadish will be in charge of the management and implementation of the project at the Network level, until its commercial operation.  

METAV takes the best from the two organizations to bring unrivalled experience of delivering complex mega projects and global transit networks. METAV aims at being the trusted partner that Tel Aviv Metropolis needs in such a multifaceted project, to achieve successful delivery. HDR, as a global leading firm, will provide specific complementary international services to the partnership. HDR is known as a trusted advisor to their clients throughout the world and have been established in Israel since 2015.

Olivier Bouvart, Chief Executive Officer Rail of Egis said : “Egis has been a trusted partner to the transit sector in Israel for more than 20 years. The opportunity to be Network Manager, with our partner Gadish, of the next major stage of the Tel Aviv transit system, is a natural step in our ongoing commitment to creating safe, sustainable and attractive travel solutions for the thriving and growing population of Israel. We are very pleased and proud to assist NTA in developing the largest infrastructure projet ever undertaken in the country. We will use everything we learned from the country, the client and the culture, and combine it with our international experience and our technical expertise that stems from more than 50 years, to make this project a success.

Moshe Benjo, Gadish Group Chief Executive Officer: “Gadish Group has been operating for over 40  years throughout the State of Israel in a variety of projects and in transportation and rail projects in particular. In a competitive landscape, we have gained the ongoing trust of governmental entities for quality, reliability, and passion for completing projects on time and on budget. We are proud to join forces with an experienced partner like Egis, and are committed to providing together with our partners, a highly professional service to the Metro network - NTA's flagship project. NTA can rest assured that their project is in the right hands.”