Major Contract

Sydney Metro – West – Stations Package

Sydney Metro – West – Stations Package

Sydney Metro West will deliver a new direct, 24 kilometre underground rail connection between the CBDs of Parramatta and Sydney.

The alignment will include stops (including new and upgraded existing stations) at:

  • Westmead
  • Parramatta
  • Sydney Olympic Park
  • North Strathfield
  • Burwood North
  • Five Dock
  • The Bays
  • Pyrmont, and
  • Hunter Street in SydneyCBD.

Parramatta, Sydney Olympic Park, The Bays, Pyrmont and Hunter Street stations are expected to be procured as Integrated Station Development (ISD) packages. Stations work at Westmead, North Strathfield, Burwood North and Five Docks are expected to be procured as a single stations package.

Work will include construction of station structure and fitout, building services, public domain and installation of station systems. Station system supply will be separately procured.

Key Dates

Dec 2018 Initial Packaging Announced
Oct 2020 Revised Packaging Announced
Oct 2021 EOIs Open
Jun 2023 Expected Contract Award
Mar 2025 Expected Construction Commencement
Sep 2028 Expected Construction Completion


Procuring Agency: Sydney Metro
Related contracts:
Sydney Metro West – Transaction Management
Successful Tenderer - KPMG and IAG


Apr 2018 The NSW Government held an industry briefing. Project development and stakeholder engagement strategies were announced.
Dec 2018 Second industry briefing held, outlining base case delivery and packaging strategy.
Apr 2020 After initial feasibility studies, Sydney Metro announced that planning for potential station at Rydalmere will not proceed. Following this review, planning for a potential metro station at Pyrmont will progress to the next stage of assessment.
Oct 2020 During a Transport for NSW major projects industry briefing, Sydney Metro announced restructured project packaging for Sydney Metro West. Sydney Metro announced that four stops at Westmead, North Strathfield, Burwood North and Five Docks will be procured under a single stations contract.
Dec 2020 The NSW Government confirmed it will build a new metro railway station at Pyrmont. The procurement structure of this station was not confirmed at the time.
May 2021 The NSW Government confirmed the location of a new Pyrmont Station. The station will be located near Pyrmont Bridge and will have entrances on Pyrmont Bridge Road and Union Street.
May 2021 Sydney Metro requested Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) for major construction works for the section between The Bays Precinct and Sydney CBD. The accompanying Scoping Report indicated that provisions for an Integrated Station Development (ISDs) will be sought for Pyrmont Station.
Jun 2021 Sydney Metro requested Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) for the next phase of approvals for Sydney Metro – West project. The accompanying scoping report outlined the indicative construction period for stations within the Stations Package.
Aug 2021 The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has issued the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements for the rail infrastructure, stations, precincts, and operations components of Sydney Metro West.