Rail

Bombardier Transportation Australia selected as preferred partner to build electric train fleet

The SA Government has selected Bombardier Transportation Australia as preferred partner to provide 66 new electric railcars for the Adelaide network.

Engineering and maintenance company UGL Limited awarded $250m in rail freight orders

UGL Limited has won several rail freight orders worth about $250 million.

Downer EDI awarded $190m contract for passenger tilt train works

Downer EDI Limited has won a $190 million contract to expand and upgrade Queensland Rail’s fleet of high speed passenger tilt trains that service the Cairns to Brisbane rail corridor.

Preparation works worth $68m for Gold Coast Rapid Transit awarded by Queensland Government

Two contracts worth $68 million have been awarded for early works on Queensland’s first light rail system.

NSW Government to assess $425m proposal for new office buildings at Wynyard rail station

The NSW Department of Planning will assess a $425 million proposal for new office buildings and associated upgrade works at Wynyard station.

Village Roadshow proposes $80 million, 25-hectare water theme park at Prospect in NSW

Village Roadshow (VRL) has chosen Sydney for a proposed $80 million, 25-hectare major new international water theme park – Wet ‘n’ Wild Sydney.

Major works expected to start by 2011 for $291m Seaford Rail Extension in Adelaide, SA

The $291 million Seaford Rail Extension in Adelaide is accelerating with major works expected to start well before the end of the year.