CIMIC Group companies preferred for Cross River Rail's Rail, Integration and Systems package

CIMIC Group companies preferred for Cross River Rail's Rail, Integration and Systems package

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North Sydney, N.S.W., Apr. 4, 2019 /Medianet/ --


CIMIC Group companies CPB Contractors and UGL have been chosen by the Queensland Government as preferred contractors in an Alliance partnership to deliver the Rail, Integration and Systems (RIS) package of the Cross River Rail project.

The RIS package, a part of the $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project, will provide critical operational, signalling and other support systems for the new 10.2 kilometre Cross River Rail link.

The Alliance to deliver the RIS package comprises CPB Contractors and UGL, Jacobs and AECOM. Revenue to the CIMIC Group companies will be confirmed at contract execution.

CIMIC Group said: “Queensland’s landmark Cross River Rail project will reinforce CIMIC Group’s reputation as Australia’s leading rail provider.

“CPB Contractors and UGL will leverage their strong experience to ensure seamless delivery of the essential support works and systems to facilitate the operation of Cross River Rail.”

UGL Managing Director Jason Spears said: “The award of the RIS Alliance partnership continues UGL’s strong involvement in collaborative relationships with our key clients. On RIS we look forward to delivering a fully integrated solution on this complex major rail project for the Queensland Government. UGL welcomes the opportunity to work with the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority and Queensland Rail.”

CPB Contractors said: “CPB Contractors is proud to continue our long history of delivering rail infrastructure in Queensland rail by adding this landmark project to our current portfolio of major rail projects in Victoria and New South Wales.”

Crucial to the overall delivery of the Cross River Rail project, the RIS package will deliver the design, supply and installation of the supporting rail systems and brownfield works to integrate Cross River Rail into the wider Queensland Rail train network.

The package includes:

  • An upgrade of the existing Exhibition Station;
  • Augmentation of Mayne Yard; and
  • Rail operational systems, signalling and telecommunication works across the Cross River Rail project.


Issued by CIMIC Group Limited ABN 57 004 482 982

Mr Justin Grogan, Investor Relations T+61 2 9925 6628
Ms Fiona Tyndall, General Manager Communications T+61 2 9925 6188

CIMIC Group (ASX:CIM) 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 business CPB Contractors, including Leighton Asia and Broad, our mining and mineral processing companies Thiess and Sedgman, our services specialist UGL and our public private partnerships arm Pacific Partnerships – all supported by our in-house engineering consultancy EIC Activities. Our mission is to generate sustainable shareholder returns by delivering innovative and competitive solutions for clients and safe, fulfilling careers for our people. With a history since 1899, and around 50,000 people in 20 countries, we strive to be known for our principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by Safety. CIMIC is a member of the S&P/ASX 100 index, the Dow Jones Sustainability Australia Index and FTSE4Good.

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