Thursday, 3 July 2008

New $220 million facility for new trains

A $220 million maintenance facility is under construction, at Auburn, in preparation for the launch, in 2010, of CityRail’s new air-conditioned trains. During construction, 250 jobs will be created and around 100 maintenance staff will be required in the long-term to service the 626 new trains. CityRail said the trains represent the largest public-private partnership contract ever entered into in Australia.


New ED sought for WSROC

The board of the Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has resolved that a working group be formed to work with Alex Gooding, the organisation’s executive director, to develop a recruitment strategy to fill his position.