Bradfield Metro Consortium, a partnership of leading metro specialists, has been short-listed to build the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport.

The contract is expected to be awarded at the end of 2022. The Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport line will service Greater Western Sydney and the new Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. The contract includes the construction of six new metro stations, provision of the rail infrastructure and systems required for the supply, commission and operation of the new trains and management of the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport line.

Alongside John Laing, the Bradfield Metro Consortium includes Hitachi, FCC Construction Australia and Keolis Downer, a compelling partnership designed to optimise the delivery of this significant project, leveraging the specific expertise, experience and resources of each partner.

Ben Loomes, CEO of John Laing Group, said: “As an investor in PPP assets in Australia, John Laing is well placed as part of the Bradfield Metro Consortium to support the delivery of the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport, an important project for Greater Western Sydney and integral to the development of Western Parkland City. Since 2011, John Laing has invested more than A$1billion of equity in projects in Australia, including the Sydney Light Rail, Melbourne Metro Tunnel and Stations and Queensland’s New Generation Rollingstock.”

For more details read the Sydney Metro’s press release on their website.