Major Contract

Sydney Metro – City and South West – Southwest Station and Corridor Works

PROJECT STATUS
Under Delivery
Sydney Metro – City and South West – Southwest Station and Corridor Works

The Southwest Stations and Corridor (SSC) package focuses on upgrading the existing Sydenham to Bankstown heavy rail corridor and existing stations to metro standards. The package includes:

  • upgrading 15 bridges, including installation of safety screens
  • station works, including upgrades
  • services buildings and facilities
  • civil construction including work on retaining walls, culverts and track drainage, and installation of fencing
  • segregation of the existing freight line from the new driverless railway tracks
  • rail and track systems work, and
  • utility modifications.

Station upgrades on the line consist of:

  • Marrickville
  • Dulwich Hill
  • Hurlstone Park
  • Canterbury
  • Campsie
  • Belmore
  • Lakemba
  • Wiley Park, and
  • Punchbowl.

Key Dates

Feb 2020 Contract Award: Sydenham to Bankstown Corridor works
Feb 2020 Contract Award: Hurlstone Park, Belmore and Wiley Park stations
Dec 2020 Contract Award: Marrickville, Caterbury and Lakemba stations
Feb 2021 Contract Award: Dulwich Hill, Campsie and Punchbowl stations
2024 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Sydney Metro
Successful Tenderer: John Holland and Laing O’Rourke
Procurement note:

John Holland and Laing O’Rourke were awarded the main works contract for corridor works. Station upgrades were awarded as three separate packages.

Related contracts:
Dulwich Hill, Campsie and Punchbowl stations:
Successful Tenderer - Downer EDI

Hurlstone Park, Belmore and Wiley Park stations:
Successful Tenderer - Downer EDI

Marrickville, Canterbury and Lakemba stations:
Successful Tenderer - Haslin Constructions and Stephen Edwards Constructions

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2017 The NSW Government originally intended to deliver the SSC works under a fixed price lump sum design and construct contract, and registrations for the Request for Tenders (RFT) closed in May 2017.
Sep 2017 The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest was released for public consultation in September 2017. Public consultation ended on 8 November.
Dec 2018 The Sydney to Bankstown section received planning approval from the NSW Government.
Dec 2018 In their December 2018 Industry briefing Sydney Metro indicated that the SSC contract would be delivered in a series of contracts instead of a single design and construct contract. Contracts are to be progressively awarded from 2019 onwards.
Dec 2020 The NSW Government awarded a joint venture of Haslin Constructions and Stephen Edwards Constructions the $97 million contract for Marrickville, Caterbury and Lakemba stations.
Feb 2021 A $227 million contract was awarded to John Holland and Laing O’Rourke to upgrade the Bankstown Line between Sydenham and Bankstown to metro rail standards. A seperate $98 million contract to upgrade Hurlstone Park, Belmore and Wiley Park stations was awarded to Downer EDI.
Feb 2021 A $107 million contract to upgrade Dulwich Hill, Campsie and Punchbowl stations was awarded to Downer EDI.
Sector
Rail
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Project pages
Sydenham to Bankstown