The SOM Package will comprise design and construction of system and above-rail level works as well as the operation of Stage 1, including:
- procurement of light rail vehicles;
- systems, stops fitouts and operation elements;
- stabling and maintenance facility;
- operations and maintenance for the Stage 1 system and infrastructure;
- systems integration; and
- testing and commissioning.
Four kilometres of the track between Westmead and Cumberland Hospital and between Prince Alfred Square and Tramway Avenue will have a wire free design.
|Dec 2018||Contract Award|
Parramatta Light Rail Stage One is wholly funded by the NSW Government. The total cost of Stage One increased from $2.4 billion to $2.875 billion in the NSW 2022-23 Budget Papers.
|Procuring Agency:||Transport for New South Wales|
|Shortlist:||Connecting Parramatta Consortium: comprising John Holland, ALSTOM Transport, and Deutsche Bahn; Greater Parramatta: comprising Downer EDI, Keolis Downer, Ansaldo STS and CRRC Changchun, and; Great River City Light Rail: comprising Transdev, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) and Laing O'Rourke.|
|Successful Tenderer:||Great River City Light Rail consortium|
|Sep 2017||EOIs were released for the SOM Package.|
|Oct 2017||EOIs closed for the package.|
|Nov 2017||Three consortia were shortlisted for the RFP phase.|
|Dec 2018||NSW Government awarded the contract for the SOM Package to the value of $536 million.|
|Mar 2019||Contract Award Notice Details published for Supply, Operate and Maintain contract with amended estimated amount payable to contractor listed at $720 million.|
|Jun 2022||NSW 2022-23 Budget Papers released indicating an increase of $475 million for Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1, from $2.4 billion to $2.875 billion.|