Siemens interoperability

Siemens Mobility signs interoperability MoC

  Siemens Mobility has signed the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with governments and industry, aimed at enhancing rail interoperability throughout Australia and addressing long-standing legacy issues in the rail industry.
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tbm advocate

TBM named after women’s rights advocate

A third tunnel boring machine (TBM) has been launched for the Sydney Metro-Western Sydney Airport project, named after a prominent women’s rights advocate. The machine will be used at Orchard Hills in a major milestone towards the delivery of world-class metro services. This is the first Sydney Metro project to use earth pressure balance TBMs, which are designed to support the ground as they excavate through shale rock and clay along the northern section of the line. Read More
Eileen airport

Eileen breaks through for Sydney Airport project

Mega tunnel boring machine (TBM) Eileen has crushed through a wall of rock to arrive at the Airport Terminal metro station site, marking the first tunnel breakthrough for the city-shaping Sydney Metro-Western Sydney Airport project. Since launching at Airport Business Park in April 2023, Eileen has worked around the clock to excavate around 112,000 tonnes of rock – enough to fill about 18 Olympic swimming pools. Read More
Mulpha Norwest

Mulpha awarded Norwest station contract

Sydney Metro has awarded property developer Mulpha the contract to develop a site at Norwest for the new Norwest Metro Station, which is set to deliver up to 52,000 square metres of new commercial office space, short-term accommodation, and retail opportunities. The works will include three multi-level tower forms stretching from 13 to 21 storeys above two mixed-use podiums. The new buildings will benefit from seamless access to the station, which will be located adjacent to the site. Read More