Turner & Townsend won a contract for provide project management office (PMO) services for Sydney Metro West project.
The PMO services include capital cost planning, risk management, schedule management and operating and maintenance cost planning. The formal planning process has begun, including confirmation of new metro station locations at Westmead, Parramatta, Sydney Olympic Park, North Strathfield, Burwood North, Five Dock and The Bays Precinct.
“The team has developed an enviable track record in providing integrated services to support complex local and global transport projects. World’s best practice project management principles and lessons learnt from Sydney Metro’s Northwest and the under-construction City & Southwest lines will be applied to Sydney Metro West,” said Darren Munton, company’s Head of Infrastructure, Australia and New Zealand.
Sydney Metro West will connect Greater Parramatta with the Sydney CBD and will double the rail capacity of the current rail corridor with a travel time target between the two centres of about 20 minutes.
Under the project, 24 km of twin underground tunnels between Westmead and the Sydney CBD will be constructed, linking new communities to rail services. 3.2 million people living in Western Sydney will have metro access by 2036.