The tender process is now underway to find an operator for the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport Project, with the successful contractor to build the six new railway stations.
The selected tenderer will be responsible for providing trains and fitting out all the stations for the project.
The contract also includes building and operating the stabling and maintenance facility at Orchard Hills, installation of track, signalling, mechanical and electrical systems, supplying new driverless trains and operating the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport rail line.
Works are expected to support 14,000 jobs, including 250 apprentices.
The contract is expected to be awarded by the end of 2022.
The Federal and New South Wales governments are jointly delivering the 23-kilometre metro railway between St Marys and the Western Sydney Aerotropolis, including two stations at the airport.