Downer EDI (ASX:DOW), as a member of the NEWest Alliance, has been selected as preferred contractor to deliver the Yanchep Rail Extension and the Thornlie – Cockburn Link, part of Perth’s METRONET program.
The project will be delivered in a joint venture partnership with CPB Contractors, part of CIMIC Group and will be delivered under an alliance-style contract.
Project funding is through the Western Australian state and Australian federal governments.
The project is scheduled to be completed in 2023.
Downer is also currently delivering Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail project in a 50:50 joint venture with CPB Contractors for the NSW Government.
Shares in Downer EDI (ASX:DOW) are trading 0.62 per cent higher at $8.15.