Major Contract

Melbourne Airport Rail – Corridor Package

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Melbourne Airport Rail – Corridor Package

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

  • approximately six kilometres of new track and associated civil works
  • overhead wiring system, wiring and structures
  • land clearing and minor civil works for supporting infrastructure
  • Combined Services Route (CSR)
  • utility services relocations
  • modifications to existing Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) tracks and supporting infrastructure
  • shared user path works, and
  • modifications to existing road bridges spanning the corridor.

Key Dates

Jun 2021 Project Announcement
Aug 2022 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 Corridor Package. Rail Projects Victoria noted that this packaging structure was subject to scope changes and realignments.
Jun 2021 Second phase of consultation began for Melbourne Airport Rail, closing on 6 September. Community feedback was sought on the shared use overpass in Sunshine North.
Aug 2022 The pre-qualification document was released - interested parties must meet the pre-qualification requirements to participate in the procurement process.
Aug 2022 Rail Projects Victoria invited Expressions of Interest for the Airport Corridor Package (ACP) construction works, closing on 3 October 2022.
Sector
Rail
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Victoria |
Resources
Project website
Melbourne Airport Rail