Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail comprises of 12km dual track alignment, with a mix of on-street and dedicated corridor including 16 station stops. CAF are part of the SOM (Supply Operate and Maintain) contract team responsible for the Systems delivery activities, Light Rail Vehicle procurement and Operations & Maintenance once the project transitions from the delivery to operation phase in 2023.
BWB were responsible for the delivery of the Signalling solution, embedded within the CAF Engineering delivery team. The responsibilities include the design, interface management, manufacture, installation, test, commissioning and entry into service of the chosen system. The delivery teams are spread across Australia, UK, Spain & Italy so the use of video conferences and good time co-ordination between the different time zones was key.