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Rail Infrastructure Alliance

The Rail Infrastructure Alliance is a consortium consisting of John Holland, CPB Contractors and AECOM

About Metro Tunnel Project

The Rail Infrastructure Alliance, a consortium consisting of John Holland, CPB Contractors and AECOM, along with project owner Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) and rail franchisee Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM), is delivering integral works on Melbourne’s rail network that will support day one operations of the Metro Tunnel, Victoria’s biggest ever transport project.
The $1b package includes cut and cover and tunnelling works at the eastern and western tunnel entrances at South Yarra and Kensington to connect the new rail tunnel to the existing network, along with additional selected platform upgrades, tunnel, track and signalling works along the Sunbury line and in Melbourne’s south-east. The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations.

Click here to download the Rail Infrastructure Alliance Procurement Policy.

Aerial image of the works at Kensington at the Western Portal of the Metro Tunnel
Aerial image of works for the third new platform at West Footscray Station
View of construction of the roof structure of the Eastern Portal at South Yarra

Engaging with the School

To assist in achieving a sustainable outcome Rail Infrastructure Alliance has partnered with the Supply Chain Sustainability School to provide free sustainability learning resources for staff, contractors and suppliers.

Please undertake the following steps:

  1. Make sure you are registered with the School– registration is fast, free and simple. You can do that here if you haven’t already.  Then come back to this page!
  2. Complete a Self Assessment– to understand your own (and your organisation’s) level of sustainability knowledge, and your free sustainability learning Action Plan will be provided – the Self Assessment pathway is here.
  3. Complete the following 6 e-learning modules:

Sustainable Construction – This module discusses the various themes of sustainable construction, including waste, water, transport, carbon and energy and ethical issues.

Materials – This 1 hour e-learning module takes you through the environmental and social impacts materials present to our industry and how these impacts can be mitigated.

Waste – This 1 hour e-Learning module will provide you with an overview of waste impacts in the construction sector including waste mitigation and cost saving measures.

BiodiversityThis 1 hour e-Learning module will discuss the many ways the built environment affects biodiversity and vice versa. It will cover a range of opportunities we have for improving biodiversity in our buildings

Environmental Management – This 1 hour introductory module on environmental management will discuss the benefits of having an EMS, and how to move beyond compliance.

Climate Change Adaptation – This module will take around 30 minutes and explains some of the current issues around Human Rights and Modern Slavery in the supply chain, how they’re relevant to you, and what you can do.

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