Shortlist announced for $1 billion Rail Infrastructure Alliance
Bidders have been shortlisted for the final package of works in the Metro Tunnel project – the Rail Infrastructure Alliance (RIA).
The shortlisted bidders for the RIA are:
– CPB John Holland AECOM comprising CPB Contractors, John Holland and AECOM Australia
– Laing O’Rourke comprising Laing O’Rourke, Kellogg Brown & Root and WSP Australia
The $1 billion RIA will connect the Metro Tunnel to the rest of the network by upgrading and building new infrastructure including a new platform and turnback facility at West Footscray station, and track and signalling work between Tottenham and Oakleigh.
The RIA will also build tunnel entrances where the Metro Tunnel joins the network in Kensington and South Yarra.
The contract is expected to be award in the second half of 2018.