Metron Consortium Lands Contract For Sydney Metro Project's Next Stage


The Metron consortium have won the Underground Station Design and Technical Services (USDTS) contract as part of Stage two of the Sydney Metro project.

Stage two of the project will include a 30 kilometre extension of metro rail under Sydney Harbour and through new CBD stations.

Metron will lead the engineering design of six underground metro rail stations as part of Stage two, the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project.

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Arcadis Australia Pacific Managing Director of Building and Urban Development Anthony Venturini said Sydney Metro will be one of the most transformational projects in NSW since the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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“This win reinforces the strength of the Arcadis Australia Pacific business and continues our strong growth through winning nation-building projects.”

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“We are very proud to be the joint lead designers on a key part of Australia’s largest public transport project and continue to apply our global metro expertise to Australian projects," he said.

With 31 stations and 66km of new metro rail, Sydney Metro is Australia’s biggest public transport project.


Image courtesy Grant Leslie Photography.

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