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Airport Metro shortlist announced

28.04.2021

Artist's impression of Western Sydney Airport line Artist's impression of Western Sydney Airport line

Two organisations have been shortlisted to deliver key construction work on the new metro railway line which will service Greater Western Sydney and the new Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.

The successful tenderer will build more than 10 kilometres of viaducts, bridges and embankments that will support railway tracks and associated infrastructure.

The organisations shortlisted to tender for the Surface and Civil Alignment Works contract on the Sydney Metro - Western Sydney Airport project are:

  • CPB Contractors Pty Ltd; and
  • Acciona Construction Australia Pty Ltd.

The project will support 14,000 construction jobs, including 250 apprentices.

This contract will employ a range of civil engineering trades and specialist services including drainage and ground workers, steel-fixers and concrete workers, earthmoving plant operators, truck drivers, piling contractors, crane operators, general labourers, pre-cast operators, surveillance officers and security guards.

The contract is expected to be awarded in the first quarter of 2022.

The Australian and NSW governments are jointly delivering the 23km metro railway and six stations between St Marys and the Western Sydney Aerotropolis, including two stations at the airport.

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