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More Trains, More Services Stage 2 South Package

T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line and the South Coast Line upgrade

Sydney Metro Enabling Works

Sydney Metro WSA and the Sydney Metro West Line

About Transport for Tomorrow

Laing O’Rourke has partnered with KBR and Transport for NSW to deliver the More Trains, More Services (MTMS) Stage 2 South works package and Sydney Metro enabling works packages. The partnership, known as Transport for Tomorrow, will upgrade the T4 Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra Line and the South Coast Line for the MTMS2 South, with additional key Sydney Metro enabling works being completed at St Marys, North Strathfield and Westmead.

The $300+ million MTMS South works package is expected to provide significant employment opportunities in areas along the South Coast. This is intended to provide an opportunity for community members to work close to home. Transport for Tomorrow has also committed to an Infrastructure Skills Legacy Program to provide local workers and suppliers with the opportunity to gain experience on large projects.
The Sydney Metro Western Sydney Airport and Sydney Metro West Projects are being delivered to improve the safety, efficiency and reliability of Sydney’s train network and aim to improve connectivity across the city. These projects will support a growing city and deliver world-class metro services to more communities. The Sydney Metro Western Airport project will deliver approximately 23 kilometres of rail line between St Marys Station and the Western Sydney Aerotropolis at Bringelly. Additionally, Sydney Metro West is a new 24-kilometre metro line with stations confirmed at Westmead, to Hunter Street in the Sydney CBD. The TfT Sydney Metro enabling works are centred around the upgrade and relocation of existing utility routes at Westmead, North Strathfield and St Marys, with the relocation of existing lift shaft and stair infrastructure also taking place at St Marys Station.

Sustainability Policy

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Sustainability is about maximising our environmental, economic and socio-economic performance in the interests of the Project our stakeholders and our planet. Transport for Tomorrow is uniquely placed through our operating model and value proposition to take a long-term approach to sustainability. This policy sits alongside our Health and Safety, Quality, Environmental, Security and Business Resilience policies as part of our global policy framework, underpinned by our Global Code of Conduct. To show the Project’s commitment to building a sustainable future, we are implementing a strategy that aims to create sustainable growth by working with TfNSW to deliver multiple Sustainability ratings via both the Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC) and TfNSW Sustainability Design Guidelines v4.0 frameworks. For further details on how our Operational Leadership Team (OLT) have pledged their commitment to sustainability, please refer to the Operational Leadership Team charter.

Why are we involved in the School?

This project will be engaging with thousands of businesses – from sole traders and small businesses to medium-sized and large organisations. We are passionate about working with our supply chain to ensure that we all share the same commitment to our sustainability priorities. To facilitate this, we encourage our suppliers to ‘learn as we go’, through our partnership with the Supply Chain Sustainability School.

Organisations of all sizes are signing up to the school so they can grow the skills and knowledge of their people, make more informed, sustainable and cost-effective decisions, operate more efficiently and sustainably, and remain competitive in today’s market. The school’s e-learning modules correspond directly to our Projects objectives and targets and through the online training, suppliers will gain a better understanding of the applicability of these targets to their work and our supply chain.

Scope of Works – MTMS Stage 2

Transport for Tomorrow is delivering service improvements on the T4 Illawarra Line, South Coast Line and T8 Airport Line as part of the Transport for New South Wales developed More Trains, More Services (MTMS) program.  

The improvements would deliver greater capacity, reliability and connectivity for customers and are designed to support changes to the use of the stations and stabling yards to better serve the future operation of the T4 Illawarra and South Coast lines. 

The current program of works upgrades rail infrastructure at the following locations. 

  • Mortdale Maintenance Centre Upgrade  
  • Waterfall Stabling Yard and Platform Extension Project 
  • Wollongong Stabling Yard and Platform Extension Project 
  • Long New Intercity Fleet Upgrade (Thirroul, Coniston, Bellambi & Kiama) 
  • Port Kembla Southern Stabling Yards and Station upgrade 
  • Kingsgrove Turnout Removal
  • Service Upgrades at Albion Park and Kembla Grange
  • Platform Extension and Station Upgrades at Dapto
  • Platform Extension at Shellharbour Junction
  • Kiama Stabling Yard and Platform Extension
  • Turnback Upgrades (North Wollongong, South Wollongong, Thirroul)

Within the MTMS2 South package, TfT will be delivering a Power Upgrades South scope consisting of;

  • New Overhead Wiring Structures (7 new portal structures and 5 back guy foundations).
  • Replacement of Bridge Screens on the Bridge ST over-bridge
  • The introduction of an additional Catenary wire into the existing Overhead Wiring system (1.2 km)
  • Earthing and Bonding as required to support the upgrade
  • The installation of an “Auxiliary Wire” attached to each mast and running the length of the existing wire run (800m)

Scope of Works – Sydney Metro Enabling Works

Transport for Tomorrow is also delivering Advanced enabling works on the Sydney Metro Western Sydney Airport line and Sydney Metro West line as part of the project.

The enabling works at the existing rail stations will facilitate the new proposed Sydney Metro Stations at St Marys, North Strathfield and Westmead. The scope includes Design, Construction and Commissioning of the following works:

  • Relocation of existing HV/LV Electrical Supply at St Marys station
  • Relocation of Signaling and Communications cables at St Marys station
  • Relocation of Lift-Shaft and Stairs at St Marys station
  • Construction of new access track at St Marys station
  • Relocation of existing Sydney Trains 33kV and 11kV Feeder at Westmead and North Strathfield
  • Relocation of Signal and Communications cabling at North Strathfield
  • Relocation of Signal and Communications cabling and Optus cabling at Westmead
  • Decommissioning of the old route and commissioning of the new route and removal of redundant poles at all three locations.

Sustainability ratings

As part of the TfT’s commitment to sustainability, we will be completing  SDG ratings on our Sydney Metro scopes and sites included in our MTMS2 Power Upgrades South scope. As part of this process, the project has identified high impact suppliers through a multicriteria analysis and is asking a member from each organisation to complete an online training module at the Supply Chain Sustainability School. Each supplier will be notified of this requirement and will be asked to:

  1. Log in or sign up for a free membership account with the Supply Chain Sustainability School
  2. Complete one of the five training modules below
  3. Upload your certificate using the Sydney Metro Enabling Works Certificate Submission Form directly under the training modules below

Sydney Metro Enabling Works Certificate Submission Form

    Objectives and targets

    MTMS-2:65/100 IS Rating
    Sydney Metro Enabling Works:Silver – SDG Rating
    Climate Change
    Achieve an Integrated Climate Change Resilient design through risk workshops.
    Interpretation and/or Enhancement of heritage values identified on the Project.
    Reward Suppliers and Subcontractors for innovation to assisting the Project in achieving these targets.
    Interpretation and/or Enhancement of Environmental values identified on the Project.
    Stakeholder Engagement
    Implement a collaborative approach to minimise impacts to key stakeholders and the Projects surrounding communities.
    Social Procurement
    25% Aboriginal and/or Torres Straight Islander people. 25% youth employment. 25% females in non-traditional roles. 25% apprentices and/or trainees.
    20% reduction in operational water consumption. 20% reduction in construction water consumption with 15% sourced from non-potable sources.
    95% of all spoil in diverted from landfill. 90% of inert and non-hazardous waste is diverted from landfill. 95% conservation of topsoil resources.
    30% reduction in life cycle environmental impacts of material. >9% of materials purchased have an EPD (environmental label). 100% timber is reused/recycled timber or is from sustainably managed forests. 30% minimum Portland cement replacement in all mixes. 100% steel must be certified under the Australasian Certification Authority for Reinforcing Steels (ACRS).
    30% reduction in operational energy consumption. 20% reduction in construction energy consumption. Maximise the use of solar panels on all packages where implementation of panels is feasible.

    Procurement Process

    The procurement process will follow these five steps:

    1. Request for Tender (RFT)
    Commercial team release a request for tender (RFT) to potential subcontractors to provide services to the project
    2. Subcontractor review
    RFT documentation, including Env. & Sust. Subcontractor Pack and draft contract conditions will be provided to the subcontractor to review
    3. Tender interview
    A Tender Interview will be conducted between the Project team (Including Sustainability) and the potential subcontractors. The tender interview will include Sustainability questions.
    4. Tender analysis using multi-criteria analysis (MCA)
    The tender proposal provided by the subcontractor and the tender interview outcomes will be analysed as part of a multi-criteria analysis (MCA), This Tender Analysis, incorporates >20% non-financial aspects.
    5. Works awarded
    The works will be awarded to the most suitable subcontractor as per the outcome of the tender analysis

    Expressions of Interest (EOI)

    Suppliers can register their EOI for work on the program by completing the form below, that will send your EOI to the package procurement team.


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