The civil works undertaken as part of the More Trains More Services program will see essential upgrades to rail infrastructure including stabling yards, signalling, track, station platforms and power supply at key locations between Mortdale and Kiama. The work will support the introduction of new suburban and intercity trains and allow more frequent train services on the T4 Illawarra and South Coast lines.
Civil works undertaken within the package include:
- Mortdale maintenance centre upgrade
- T4 Stabling & Waterfall infrastructure upgrade
- Power upgrades
- T4 and South Coast Station upgrades
- Asset rationalisation, asset resilience, transport Integration and sustainability, and
- upgrades and extensions to Dapto and Shellharbour Junction stations.
Other capital works may also be included under the contract.
|May 2020||Contract Award|
|Jul 2020||Expected Construction Commencement|
|Jul 2022||Expected Construction Completion|
|Procuring Agency:||Transport for NSW|
|Successful Tenderer:||Tomorrow Partnership comprising of Laing O’Rourke & KBR|
|Jul 2018||An industry briefing for the MTMS program and the related Digital Systems Program was held.|
|Dec 2018||Early Notification of Potential Upcoming Expression of Interest was issued.|
|Dec 2019||Expression of Interest for Pre-Qualification was issued.|
|May 2020||Contract for works from Central Station to Hurstville awarded.|
|Jun 2021||Final works on concept development and signalling detailed design were finalised by WSP to support the rollout of the new intercity fleet.|
|Aug 2021||The NSW Government announced additional works to be undertaken. Improvements to Dapto and Shellharbour Junction stations will be made, including extending platforms, lighting, line markings and tactile paving work to improve safety, and upgrades to signalling, overhead wiring and a new maintenance facility at Dapto.|