EESA awarded contract for supply of power cables on Sydney Metro’s world class $1.376 billion project to help deliver and expand the city’s new metro railway into the CBD and beyond to Bankstown.
EESA has been awarded supply of HV cable, LV cable, Fibre Optic cable for Sydney Metro System Wide Line Works Project (Systems Connect). EESA would be supplying 116KM of 11/33kV 1300 KM of LV cables, which will be used in 31 km underground railway tunnel between Chatswood to Sydenham station. Our cables are used in 11 new substations for 32 stations to power Metro from Chatswood to Bankstown. As part of our supply, we are supplying pre terminated fibre optic cables as well. These cables will be supplied within a period of next 12 months.
The $1.376 billion line-wide contract was awarded to Systems Connect. Systems Connect is an unincorporated joint venture of CIMIC Group companies, CPB Contractors and UGL. CPB Contractors and UGL are currently working together to deliver major infrastructure projects across Australia.
The project involves,
- 31 kilometres of underground railway track to be laid in the twin railway tunnels from Chatswood to Sydenham
- 31 kilometres of overhead power equipment and 11 new substations to power the metro from Chatswood to Bankstown;
- Installation of over 350km of high voltage, low voltage, and tunnel service cabling
- Connecting the railway tracks from the end of Sydney Metro at Chatswood to the new tracks into the city;
- The expansion of the Sydney Metro Trains Facility at Rouse Hill to accommodate 37 new trains for Sydney Metro City & Southwest;
- The construction of the Sydney Metro Trains Facility – South at Marrickville;
- Installation of tunnel equipment such as ventilation, drainage and emergency evacuation and monitoring equipment as well as the fit out of the tunnel ventilation and high voltage equipment in the seven new underground stations.