Major Contract

Melbourne Airport Rail – Airport Station Package

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
Melbourne Airport Rail – Airport Station Package

The Airport Station Package of the Melbourne Airport Rail (MAR) comprises the delivery of:

  • the new Airport Station, including operational control systems (OCS)
  • a new 1.5-kilometre track pair from the new station to Mercer Drive
  • overhead wiring system and structures 
  • land clearing and minor civil works for supporting infrastructure
  • Combined Services Route (CSR)
  • utility services relocations
  • civil structures, and
  • roadworks.

Key Dates

Jun 2021 Project Announcement
Nov 2021 EOIs Open

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Rail Projects Victoria (RPV)

PROJECT HISTORY

Jun 2021 Along with the beginning of Expression of Interest process for the Sunshine to Albion Package, Rail Projects Victoria announced its intention to deliver MAR through a total of six major works packages. This included the Airport Station Package. Rail Projects Victoria noted that this packaging structure was subject to scope changes and realignments.
Sep 2021 RPV issued pre-qualification documents for the Airport Station Package of Melbourne Airport Rail, closing on 19 November. An Expression of Interest phase is expected to commence in October.
Nov 2021 Rail Projects Victoria commenced the Expression of Interest (EOI) process for the Airport Station Package, closing on 17 December.
Sector
Rail
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Victoria |
Resources
Project website
Melbourne Airport Rail
Media releases
2021/11/09