Sydney Metro City & Southwest - Sydenham Station and Junction Works

This project by John Holland Laing O'Rourke JV has registered for a Design v1.2 IS Rating.




Customers at Sydenham Station will have a new air-conditioned metro train every four minutes in the peak – that’s 15 trains an hour. Sydenham Station is currently serviced by 8 trains an hour in the morning peak.

The station will be fully upgraded with lifts and level access between the platforms and trains Sydenham Station platforms 1 and 2 will be upgraded to Sydney Metro standards, including the installation of platform screen doors.

Existing platforms 3, 4, 5 and 6 will continue to be used by trains operating on the Sydney Trains network.

The station includes:

  • New pedestrian plazas on Burrows Road and Railway Parade
  • Platforms 1 and 2 converted to Sydney Metro standards including platform screen doors and new canopies
  • A new aerial concourse over the existing platforms with lifts and stairs to each platform
  • New station buildings at the new Railway Parade concourse
  • A new services and equipment building, located within the rail corridor, north-east of the new concourse on Railway Parade
  • Fully accessible bus stops on Railway Parade and Burrows Avenue
  • New pedestrian crossings on Georges Street, Burrows Avenue and Railway and Lower Railway Parades
  • New signage and wayfinding
  • New taxi and kiss-and-ride bays on Burrows Avenue
  • Bike parking on Railway Parade and Burrows Avenue
  • New crossover facilities for metro trains, north and south of the station.



  • Rating Type Rail
  • Registered Date September 2014
  • State NSW
  • Suburb Wollongong
  • Assessor Peter Hawkins
  • Capital Value $600 Million
  • Other Key Stakeholders Arcadis, Cardno


To find out more about this project, visit the RMS website.