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Leighton to build Hunter Valley train support facility for Aurizon

<span class="" id="parent-fieldname-description"> Leighton Contractors has won a $100m contract to deliver a train support facility at Hexham in the NSW Hunter Valley for Aurizon. </span> <p>The project involves construction of the train provisioning facility, a combined maintenance building, signalling and power infrastructure, 26 turnouts and 11km of plain line track works.</p><div>The new facility will support operational management of Aurizon’s coal haulage fleet in the Hunter Valley and provide servicing, routine maintenance and provisioning of fuel, water and other supplies, and includes shunting and temporary stabling areas which will alleviate local rail network capacity pressures.