The first phase of the More Trains, More Services (MTMS) program saw a capital investment of over $1.5 billion by the NSW Government to upgrade Sydney’s rail network.
Key priorities of the MTMS Stage Two include:
- implementing digitalised train control and management systems
- enabling frequent, ‘turn-up-and-go’ services on the T4 Illawarra Line and T8 Airport & South Line, as well as improved services on the South Coast Line
- upgrading capacity at Central Sydney to support increased services
- infrastructure upgrades on the T1 Western and Northern Line to support increased services, and
- improved capacity on the South Coast Line to cater for future freight demands.
|Dec 2016||Project Announcement|
|Jul 2020||Expected Construction Commencement|
|Jul 2024||Expected Construction Completion|
2021-22 NSW Budget reported $2.4 billion as the estimated spend on More Trains More Services Program to 30 June 2021. The 2021-22 NSW Budget committed $3.1 billion over next four years for the program.
|Procuring Agency:||Transport for NSW|
|Dec 2016||Stage Two of the project was announced by the NSW Government.|
|Nov 2017||Stage one completed with 1,500 extra weekly train services added to the network|
|May 2020||Contracts for works from Central Station to Hurstville and Mortdale to Kiama were awarded by NSW Government.|
|Nov 2020||2020-21 NSW Budget alllocated $2.8 billion over the next four years, including $824 million in 2020-21, for More Trains, More Services.|
|Jun 2021||The 2021-22 NSW Budget committed $3.1 billion over next four years, including $1.1 billion in FY2021-22 for the program.|
|Nov 2022||Transport for NSW opened a Request for Tenders process for Signalling Construction Manager Services on Stage 2 and Stage 3A projects, closing 18 November.|
TfNSW Project Pipeline 2024
2020 Infrastructure Priority List