HomeBusinessUGL Unipart joint venture wins five-year extension to Sydney Trains contract

UGL Unipart joint venture wins five-year extension to Sydney Trains contract

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SIGN UP

Australian joint venture UGL Unipart has been awarded a five-year extension to its contract for the delivery of maintenance and logistics services for a section of Sydney’s metropolitan passenger rail fleet.

Worth approximately $900 million, this replaces a two-year contract extension that was announced at the end of January.

UGL Unipart is a 70:30 joint venture between UGL and Unipart that combines UGL’s asset management and maintenance capability and extensive knowledge of Sydney’s metropolitan passenger rail fleet with Unipart’s world class supply chain services to both the rail and vehicle industries. Unipart Group Australia will continue to provide its supply chain and continuous improvement expertise with the aim of delivering increased performance, reduced risk and optimised costs.

Glen Everett, managing director of Unipart Group Australia and chief executive of UGL Unipart said: “Over the past seven years the contract has delivered transformational change in the Auburn facility, drawing on Unipart’s core skills as Supply Chain experts. We are delighted that we can continue this work in partnership with UGL in delivering improvements in the maintenance of the Sydney passenger fleet for a further five years.”

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest news

Rail engineers strike gold in sustainability school

Multidisciplinary engineering business Dyer & Butler has earned Gold level status from the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS). This is the highest level of membership...

Tunnel operation takes flight with help from a helicopter

Essential work on a tunnel in the Peak District got some help from high places. Helicopters helped airlift construction materials into position as part of...

Island Line to re-open this autumn

South Western Railway has said that the Island Line is set to reopen on 1 November. The upgraded line’s reopening is subject to a final...
- Advertisement -

More news

Rail review author calls for rail fares reform

Keith Williams, co-author of the Williams-Shapps Plan For Rail white paper, has urged for fares reform – arguing there has never been a better...

Iconic arrows get a dash of green ahead of environmental summit

The famous National Rail double arrow has turned several shades of green ahead of the COP26 UN climate summit, which takes place in November. The...

Digital signalling for East Coast main line tested on Thameslink

A test of the digital in-cab signalling system ECTS level 2 (European Train Control System) has been carried out successfully using a Govia Thameslink...
NEWSLETTER SIGN UP