CAF has been awarded the Supply, Operate and Maintain contract for the Parramatta Light Rail Project (Stage 1), as part of the Great River City Light Rail consortium, including CAF Rail Australia and Transdev Australasia.
For the Parramatta Light Rail Supply, Operate, Maintain contract, CAF will supply thirteen 7-module Urbos Light Rail Vehicles, as well as the systems and their integration, which includes the traction system, substations, signalling system, communications and control centre for the project. CAF’s scope also includes the design and construction of the Stabling and Maintenance facility and the above ground fit out of 16 light rail stops. This work will be subcontracted to the global engineering company Laing O’Rourke.
For the CAF Group, the contract amounts to approximately €300M and services to commence operation in 2023.