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John Holland scores South West Rail Link contract

<span class="" id="parent-fieldname-description"> The New South Wales Government’s Transport Construction Authority (TCA) has awarded John Holland the $550m design and construct contract for the South West Rail Link project. </span> <p>John Holland will deliver works between Sydney’s Glenfield South and Leppington including 10.5km of new twin track electrified rail line, new passenger stations Leppington and Edmondson Park and a train stabling yard at Rossmore.</p><p>Incorporated in the civil works is the movement of 1,000,000 cubic metres of earth, the delivery of retaining walls, five overbridges and seven underbridges, including an underpass beneath the Hume Highway.</p><p>“The award reflects our strength in civil contracting and the value of our specialist skills in the rail sector, and follows a number of recently completed projects delivered on behalf of the TCA,” John Holland group managing director Glenn Palin said.</p><p>“We look forward to extending our relationship with TCA and the successful delivery of this important new piece of infrastructure for the people of Sydney’s south-west.”</p><p>Work on the project will commence early in 2011 and is expected to be completed in 2015.<br />&nbsp</p>