More Trains More Services Stage 2 South - ISCouncil

More Trains More Services Stage 2 South

Project Details

  • Rating Type: Design
  • Location: NSW
  • Stakeholders: Laing O'Rourke, KBR, Transport for NSW


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.


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)

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