Sydney Metro Northwest Project in Australia Selected as 2020 “Project of the Year” Award

Dec. 25. 2020
Marubeni Corporation

Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”) is pleased to announce that the Sydney Metro Northwest project in Australia, in which Marubeni is participating through its infrastructure fund, has been selected as the 2020 winner of the prestigious “Project of the Year” award. The award was presented at the National Infrastructure Awards hosted by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (hereinafter, “IPA”), Australia’s leading Infrastructure industry organization.

To promote the success of infrastructure projects across Australia, IPA annually selects exceptional infrastructure projects delivered by industry for notable recognition.

Sydney Metro Northwest Project was selected because of its contribution to the Australian economy, its transformation of how people are transported in Sydney, its track record of delivering complex infrastructure on schedule, and its maintenance of good relationships and partnerships with the government, contractors, operators and advisors.

Marubeni will continue to seek new opportunities to invest and contribute to a sustainable society through the delivery and operation of high-quality assets, such as the Sydney Metro Northwest Project.


【Overview of Sydney Metro Northwest PPP Project】

Location Sydney, the State of New South Wales, Australia
Project Detail Construction of 23 km of new railway track in North West Sydney as well as upgrades of 13km of an existing section of the rail network. Eight new stations and five upgraded stations. Operation and maintenance of the 36 km railway system for 15 years.
Service commencement May 2019
Sydney Metro Northwest is the Australia’s first fully automated railway Sydney Metro Northwest is the Australia’s first fully automated railway