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CIMIC’s UGL awarded extension to operate passenger trains in Melbourne

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CIMIC's UGL awarded extension to operate passenger trains in Melbourne

The Victorian State Government has extended the contract with the Metro Trains Melbourne consortium (MTM) to operate Melbourne’s metropolitan passenger rail services for a further 18 months.

UGL is part of the MTM consortium, which has been operating passenger trains in metropolitan Melbourne since 2009.

CIMIC Group Executive Chairman Juan Santamaria said: “Metro Trains Melbourne provides an essential component of Melbourne’s integrated public transport service. We are proud to be a trusted partner to the State Government in delivering this safe and reliable network.”

UGL Managing Director Doug Moss said: “MTM provides a critical service for residents and visitors in Melbourne, with a firm focus on delivering an exceptional passenger experience. We’re pleased to extend our relationship with the Victorian Government through the MTM consortium and we look forward to MTM’s ongoing success.”

MTM operates 239 six carriage trains across 998 kilometres of track, transporting 541,0001 customers each weekday.

1 Average weekday April 2024


About us:

CIMIC Group is an engineering-led construction, mining, services and public private partnerships leader working across the lifecycle of assets, infrastructure and resources projects. CIMIC Group comprises our construction businesses CPB Contractors, Leighton Asia and Broad, our mining and mineral processing companies Thiess (joint control) and Sedgman, our services specialist UGL and our development and investment arm Pacific Partnerships – all supported by our in-house engineering consultancy EIC Activities. Our mission is to generate sustainable returns by delivering innovative and competitive solutions for clients and safe, fulfilling careers for our people. With a history since 1899, and around 30,000 people in around 20 countries, we strive to be known for our principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by Safety.


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