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Alstom delivers Australia's first fully automated metro trains

Posted on March 21, 2018

Photo courtesy of TFNSW.
Photo courtesy of TFNSW.
Alstom delivered Sydney’s first metro trains as part of the Sydney Metro Northwest project — which is Stage 1 of Sydney Metro, Australia’s biggest public transport project.

Sydney is the first city in Australia to implement a fully-automated metro system, providing a world-class, modern transport solution to meet the needs of the growing city when services start in the first half of 2019. The first three of 22 six-car trains have been delivered to the Sydney Metro Trains Facility at Rouse Hill and are being tested over the coming months.

The $6.4 billion Sydney Metro Northwest project is Stage 1 of the Sydney Metro project. The new system will provide a high level of service, with a train every four minutes in the peak in each direction.

Services will extend into the city in 2024 and will have an ultimate capacity of a metro train every two minutes in each direction under the city.

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