Location: Bella Vista NSW
Services: Engineering, Construction, Turnkey, Automation, Installation and Commissioning
The NSW government awarded the Thiess Hochtief Alstom group an $850 million contract for major tunneling and track works on the Epping to Chatswood component of the Parramatta Rail Link project to improve metro rail services and alleviate congestion. With the ultimate aim of running trains every four minutes in peak hour, the network will be the first fully-automated metro rail system in Australia and will service a region which has the highest car ownership levels per household in NSW.
Holcim was awarded the contract to supply major structural components within this project, including two tunnels each 13km long, and four railway stations. Precept Services was contracted for supply, installation and commissioning of work for the disconnection of the existing concrete plant and relocation to the site.
The project included:
- Cabling and electrical works, including light and power
- Supply and commissioning of the silo fill panel’
- Admix installation
- Alkon Command installation and upgrade
- Switchboard supply and installation
- Testing, commissioning, ongoing upgrades and support.