Major Contract

North Western Program Alliance

PROJECT STATUS
Under Delivery
North Western Program Alliance

North Western Program Alliance (NWPA) is one of the four ongoing program Alliances established by Victoria’s Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) (previously, Level Crossing Removal Authority) to deliver the Level Crossing Removal Program.

The Alliance comprises:

  • John Holland Group as the principal contractor
  • Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) as the principal designer, and
  • Metro Trains Melbourn (MTM) as the network operator.

MTIA has allocated all level crossing removal sites, and incorporated rail upgrades to one of the four original program alliances, with formal contract awards occurring incrementally, subject to ongoing performance and provision of detailed works proposals and costings.

Allocated level crossing removals and other rail upgrades for the NWPA, with their status are below:

  • Bell Street, Coburg (operational)
  • Buckley Street, Essendon (operational)
  • Camp Road, Campbellfield (operational)
  • Glenroy Road, Glenroy (under delivery)
  • High Street, Reservoir (operational)
  • Moreland Road, Brunswick (operational)
  • Skye/Overton Road, Frankston (operational)
  • Cramer Street, Preston (under delivery)
  • McGregor Road, Pakenham (detailed planning)
  • Main Street, Pakenham (detailed planning)
  • Munro Street, Coburg (operational)
  • Murray Street, Preston (under delivery)
  • Oakover Road, Preston (under delivery)
  • Racecourse Road, Pakenham (detailed planning)
  • Reynard Street, Coburg (operational)
  • New Frankston Station (operational)
  • Glenroy Station (under delivery)
  • Bell Station (under delivery)
  • Preston Station (under delivery)
  • Coburg Station (operational)
  • Moreland Station (operational), and
  • Reservoir Station (operational).

Key Dates

May 2017 Contract Award: Camp Road, Skye/Overton Road, and Buckley Street
2017 Construction Commencement
Feb 2018 Contract Award: Frankston Station
Dec 2018 Contract Award: High Street LXR and Reservoir Station
Oct 2019 Contract Award: Coburg and Moreland Stations
Oct 2019 Contract Award: Bell, Munro and Reynard streets, Moreland Road
Jan 2021 Contract Award: Glenroy LXR and Glenroy Station
Jan 2021 Contract Award: Bell and Preston Stations
Jan 2021 Contract Award: Oakover, Bell, Cramer and Murray Roads LXR
Dec 2024 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA), Victoria
Successful Tenderer: North Western Program Alliance comprising John Holland Group, Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR), and Metro Trains Melbourn (MTM)

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2017 The Victorian Government established Alliance contracts to deliver the remaining level crossing removals and related rail upgrades. NWPA was awarded a $170 million contract for removal of Camp Road level crossing in Campbellfield, Skye/Overton Road in Frankston and Buckley Street in Essendon.
Feb 2018 The Victorian Government awarded a $63 million contract to the NWPA to deliver the new Frankston Station.
Dec 2018 The Victorian Government awarded a $232 million contract to the NWPA to remove the level crossing at High Street in Reservoir and build the new Reservoir Station.
Oct 2019 The Victorian Government awarded a $542 million contract to the NWPA to remove level crossings at Bell, Munro and Reynard streets in Coburg, and Moreland Road in Brunswick. The contract also included the construction of two new stations at Coburg and Moreland.
Jan 2021 The Victorian Government awarded a $285.6 million contract to the NWPA for the Glenroy level crossing removal and construction the new Glenroy Station.
Jan 2021 The Victorian Government awarded a $564 million contract to the NWPA for the removal of four level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road in Preston. The contract also included the construction of new stations at Bell and Preston.
Estimated Total Cost
(2021)
Sector
Rail
Procurement approach
Alliance |
Location
Victoria |
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