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AECOM Wins Passenger Rail Contracts in India Totaling US$50 Million

Projects highlight AECOM's continued geographic expansion

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 9, 2009-- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has recently been awarded two passenger rail contracts in India with fees totaling US$50 million.

The two contracts, which cover work on passenger railways serving the cities of Chennai and Kolkata, will leverage AECOM’s design, as well as project- and construction-management, services. AECOM will perform the work on both projects as a part of joint ventures.

The US$3-billion Chennai Metro Rail project includes two rail lines spanning approximately 28 miles, and includes 36 stations and a depot. The value of this project to AECOM is expected to be US$30 million. The US$1-billion Kolkata Metro Rail project encompasses work on the Kolkata East-West line covering approximately 11 miles through the city center and 12 stations. The value of this project to AECOM is expected to be US$20 million. Both projects are scheduled for completion in 2015.

“These investments in transportation infrastructure provide AECOM with an opportunity to contribute to India’s economic advancement,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. “These projects also highlight AECOM’s diversified global footprint and our ability to execute our growth strategy by expanding into new markets.”


AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With more than 43,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $5.6 billion during the 12-month period ended December 31, 2008. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including any statements of plans for future operations or expected revenue. Actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2008, and our other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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Source: AECOM Technology Corporation

AECOM Technology Corporation
Paul Gennaro, 212-973-3167
SVP & Chief Communications Officer