02 September 2015
Easy Access station upgrades for Sydney commuters
The NSW Government
has appointed Laing O’Rourke to deliver $80 million in Easy Access station
upgrades across the Sydney Trains network.
Laing O’Rourke has
signed a contract with Transport for New South Wales that will see Australia’s
largest, privately owned engineering enterprise deliver major accessibility upgrades at four busy stations across the Greater
Sydney region, including:
- Wentworth Falls, and
The improvements include new lifts, concourse
bridges, walkways, staircases, canopies, platform modifications and improved
lighting and train notification systems.
The work will also ensure that all
four stations provide easy access for people with a disability and are
compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act.
Southern Region Director Mark Dimmock said the company had a proven record in the delivery
of major infrastructure projects with Transport for NSW.
“We are currently
engaged on a number of projects across the Sydney Trains network, all of which
are delivering an improved experience for commuters,” Mr Dimmock said.
have the skills, experience and
expertise from working closely
with the Government, understanding TfNSW's requirements, to deliver the
project within the desired timeframe and with the best possible result for commuters.”
work for Transport for NSW includes network-wide upgrades through the billion dollar Novo
Rail Alliance, the Auburn
Stabling Project, the Sydney
Light Rail early works programme, the Wickham
transport interchange and the $100million upgrade of Wynyard, one of Sydney's busiest CBD stations.
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