Sydney Metro has shortlisted three applicants to move to the Request for Tender stage to build the Barangaroo Station, following an expressions of interest process.
Hutchinson, John Holland and Watpac were the shortlisted firms for the contract, which aims to improve access to the Walsh Bay Arts and Culture precinct as well as providing easy access to Barangaroo’s public, residential, commercial and entertainment areas and the new ferry hub.
The first tunnel boring machine arrived at the site of Barangaroo Station in December 2019. Another tunnel boring machines is expected to arrive early this year. They will then be cleaned and disassembled, ready for retrieval.
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Sydney Metro is working in collaboration with Infrastructure NSW to deliver Barangaroo Station.
Once complete Barangaroo Station will aim to improve pedestrian connections to the northern part of the Sydney CBD and The Rocks, and alleviate congestion at Wynyard Station.
By 2024, Sydney is expected to have 31 metro railway station and a 66 kilometre standalone metro railway system.