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Major contract awarded for works on Sydney Metro

A Joint Venture between has been awarded to deliver the final package of works to convert the almost 130-year-old T3 Bankstown Line to modern metro standards.

A Joint Venture has been awarded a contract to deliver the final package of works to convert the almost 130-year-old T3 Bankstown Line to modern metro standards for Sydney Metro.

The Joint Venture comprising of John Holland and Laing O’Rourke will undertake works across a 13-kilometre alignment from Marrickville to Bankstown. This package of works consists of significant upgrades at Bankstown and the construction of a new metro station, as well as modifying and building new infrastructure and systems to allow for continued Sydney Trains operations at Bankstown Station when metro services commence.


 

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It will also include completion works to convert nine stations to metro standards including the installation of wayfinding and upgrades to station buildings and structures. Additional works will include completion of overhead wiring and final track alignment work.

A Joint Venture between has been awarded to deliver the final package of works to convert the almost 130-year-old T3 Bankstown Line to modern metro standards.
Image courtesy of the New South Wales Government.

In other news, major works are being undertaken to construct the new metro platforms at Bankstown, having installed the structural steel and precast panels, and completing a concrete pour crucial to the platform’s overall structure.

These works mark some of the major preparations needed before the final 12-month shutdown of the line starting later this year, set to take place after the launch of City metro services between Chatswood and Sydenham.

More information on these upgrades can be found here.

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