Sydney Metro West – Eastern Tunnelling Package Awarded
A joint venture consisting of the companies John Holland, Ghella and CPB Contractors (Cimic Group) has been selected by Sydney Metro to deliver the Sydney Metro West – Eastern Tunnelling Package.
The $1.63 billion Sydney Metro West project will deliver a new underground rail connection between the CBDs of Parramatta and Sydney. Works to be delivered under the Eastern Tunnelling Package include 3.5 kilometres of metro tunnels between future stations at The Bays and Hunter Street in Sydney’s CBD and the excavation of caverns and shafts at Pyrmont and Hunter Street Stations.
The Eastern Tunnelling contract includes a TBM launch site at The Bays with two TBMs launched towards Hunter Street, a turnback cavern to the east of the new Hunter Street Station, allowing trains to turn around before travelling back towards Parramatta, and more than 8000 segments to line the tunnels.
Construction will commence in 2023 and is scheduled for completion in 2025.