Full project details
The NSW Government’s Transport Access Program is an initiative to provide a better experience for public transport customers by delivering accessible, modern, secure and integrated transport infrastructure.
Laing O’Rourke is delivering major accessibility upgrades under this Program to four stations across the rail network – Flemington, Heathcote, Penrith and Wentworth Falls.
Improvements include new lifts, concourse bridges, walkways, staircases, canopies, platform modifications and improved lighting and station services.
The easy access upgrades being delivered at each station include:
- Flemington: three new lifts , new stairs, a new concourse overbridge and footbridge, a family accessible toilet, a new kiss and ride area and new bike racks
- Wentworth Falls: three new lifts; weather protection canopies along the existing footbridge, stairs and entrance areas; improved station facilities, including accessible toilets and waiting areas; improved station forecourts with bicycle storage facilities; extension of the Railway Parade car park to provide formal kiss and ride and turning spaces; and a new kiss and ride on Station Street
- Penrith: a new extension and upgrade to the station concourse in accordance with heritage requirements, incorporating four new stairs, three new lifts and canopies throughout the station precinct; reconfigured entrances to the station for both the northern and southern plazas; new accessible amenities; and an improved bus interchange area facilitating a new taxi rank and kiss and ride facilities adjacent to the Greater Western Highway
- Heathcote: a new lift, stairs and forecourt at Wilson Parade; a new footbridge, footpaths and pedestrian crossings; a family accessible toilet; improvements to commuter car parks; new kiss and ride areas and bike facilities.