Hansen Yuncken successfully negotiated an MC contract for the construction of 9 Buildings on the Pakenham Train Maintenance Facility, with Downer Last Year. The project is part of the $2.3Bn High Capacity Metro Trains Project PPP, and the various buildings will provide ancillary support for the upkeep, maintenance and operation of the 65 trains on this overall project. Each train will have 7 carriages, be 160m long and take up to 1,100 passengers. The Cranbourne-Packenham line is the busiest on the network and this project will increase the capacity on the line into the future and deliver the State of Victoria’s objective of delivering a world-class public transport network.
The site in Packenham is a teardrop shape (over 2km long by 1Km wide) and the 9 buildings (25,000M2 approx. under roof) are widely dispersed over the site. The project will deliver the largest extension to the rail system in Melbourne in over 50 years, and consist of Integrated Testing, Maintenance, Bio-Washing and other specialist buildings.
The contract includes the delivery of buildings, Integrated services and fit-out as well as significant coordination and integration with specialist contractors involved with the rail infrastructure delivery