Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 program

Parramatta Light Rail is one of the State Government’s major public transport projects in Western Sydney, being delivered as part of a record $73 billion infrastructure program across NSW. Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 will connect Westmead to Carlingford via Parramatta CBD and Camellia with a two-way track spanning 12 kilometers.

Parramatta Light Rail Infrastructure Works Project Stage 1 – Drainage

The scope of works involved constructing

  • 9 under rail Sydney Water sewer and watermain crossings ranging in size from 300mm to 1200mm
  • Construction of approx 6kms of stormwater pipes ranging in size from 375-750mm
  • Associated precast pits
  • Connections into existing pipework
  • CCTV, air test, vacuum testing to Sydney Water standards

The complexities of the job included working around other contractors in a narrow corridor, pedestrian management, working in and around high voltage electricity, high pressure gas and fibre optic cables.

Project Info

Client: CPB Downer JV

Description: Athassel Civil was engaged by CPB Downer JV on the Parramatta Light Rail Project