ABOUT SYSTEMS CONNECT
Systems Connect is an unincorporated Joint Venture between CIMIC Group companies: CPB Contractors and UGL Engineering. CIMIC Group’s businesses have a proud and diverse history of redefining the engineering, construction, mining, services and public private partnership industries for 120 years.
CPB Contractors are a key construction business, designing and building infrastructure across all key sections, including roads, rail, tunnelling, building and resources infrastructure. Services specialist UGL Engineering, deliver operational value and provide end-to-end asset solutions in power, water, resources, transport, defence and security, and social infrastructure.
Collectively as Systems Connect, the Joint Venture is designing and constructing the Line-wide Work to convert the excavated tunnel into a working railway, in addition to expanding the Sydney Metro Trains Facility at Rouse Hill, constructing the Sydney Metro Trains Facility at Marrickville and installing the metro power systems. Systems Connect were awarded the $1.376 billion contract at the end of 2018 to help deliver and expand the city’s new metro rail for Sydney Metro City & Southwest.
Line-wide Work includes all the permanent systems, services and building works required for the complete operations of Sydney Metro. Systems Connect will deliver metro rail track, power, communications, signalling systems and infrastructure to ensure the Metro can run smoothly. The package includes:
31 kilometres of underground railway track, to be laid in twin tunnels from Chatswood to Sydenham
31 kilometres of overhead power equipment and 11 new substations to power the Metro from Chatswood to Bankstown
Expanding the Sydney Metro Trains Facility at Rouse Hill to accommodate 37 new eight car Sydney Metro trains
Constructing the Sydney Metro Trains Facility South at Marrickville to provide stabling for 16 six car Sydney metro trains
Installing tunnel equipment such as ventilation, draining and emergency evacuation and monitoring equipment
Fitting out the tunnel ventilation and high voltage equipment in the seven new underground metro stations
Fitting out the tunnels and underground stations with rail track, overhead wiring, high voltage power systems, tunnel ventilation, and fire suppression systems and tunnel safety services
Delivering bulk power feeds to meet the Sydney Metro City & Southwest high voltage reticulation and traction power requirements
Delivering new train stabling and maintenance facilities at Sydenham
The open northern dive works to tie Sydney Metro City & Southwest into the Sydney Metro Northwest at Chatswood
Providing high voltage reticulation and traction power systems for the Southwest corridor from Sydenham to Bankstown.
A documentary on Sydney Metro is currently showing on SBS on Demand until 8 November 2020. Click here to go to the documentary, Sydney's Super Tunnel.
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