Transport for London have announced the bidders shortlist for the Barking Riverside extension.
Three bidders have been shortlisted to build the extension, they are:
- Balfour Beatty
- Carillion PLC
- VolkerFitzpatrick Morgan Sindall joint venture
A Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) for the 4.5km extension was submitted to the Secretary of State for Transport in March 2016 and if approved could mean construction beginning in late 2017 with train services commencing in 2021.