Major Contract

Sydney Metro – West – Parramatta Enabling Works

Under Procurement
Sydney Metro – West – Parramatta Enabling Works

The Parramatta Enabling Works Package for Sydney Metro West will be delivered ahead of the Tunnel and Excavation – Western Package. The Parramatta Enabling Works package includes the following scope of works: 

Demolition work consisting of:

  • a multi-level car park, 13 buildings and redundant substations
  • protection of properties adjacent to the site, and 
  • protection and retention of two heritage listed properties within the site.

Utilities work consisting of:

  • decommissioning and removal of five substations and installation of one new switching station
  • cut and cap of a gas pipe
  • decommissioning of all utility connections to buildings to be demolished
  • relocation of a fibre optic cable, and
  • heritage and archaeology investigations related to utility relocations.

Internal roadworks consisting of:    

  •     construction of two public access roads, and
  •     heritage and archaeology investigations related to roadworks.

Key Dates

Feb 2021 EOIs Open
Sep 2022 Expected Contract Award
Jun 2023 Expected Construction Commencement
Dec 2024 Expected Construction Completion


Procuring Agency: Sydney Metro


Oct 2020 The Package was announced as part of the Transport for NSW's Transport Infrastructure Pipeline 2025. The potential delivery type for the package was noted as a Design and Construct contract.
Feb 2021 The NSW Government, through Sydney Metro, opened Expressions of Interest for Pre-Qualification for the Sydney Metro West – Parramatta Enabling Works package. An industry briefing was held on 5 February.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement | Unconfirmed |
New South Wales |
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Sydney Metro West