High Capacity Metro Trains Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Victorian Government’sHigh Capacity Metro Trains project includes the delivery of 65 new high capacity trains, and the construction of two new maintenance facilities, for Melbourne’s rail network.
Plenary Group is part of the Evolution Rail consortium contracted to deliver and maintain the trains over the next 35 years.
Evolution Rail also comprises Downer Group as delivery and maintenance lead, fleet manufacture partner and investor, and CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles as design and technology lead, fleet manufacture partner and investor.
The fleet will be built in Victoria over six years at Downer’s Newport railyard in Melbourne’s west which will receive a A$16 million upgrade.
The trains will be among the world’s best fleets in terms of quality, technical design, safety and capability.