Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1

Parramatta Light Rail

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1

Client: TfNSW
Location: Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
Roles: Business Case Manager, Commercial Lead, Commercial Advisor, Financial and Operations Modeler
Date: 2016 - ongoing

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 is a major infrastructure project being delivered to serve a growing Sydney. Stage 1 will connect Westmead to Carlingford via Parramatta CBD and Camellia with a two-way track spanning 12 kilometres, and is expected to open in 2023. The route will link Parramatta’s CBD and train station to the Westmead Precinct, Parramatta North Growth Centre, the new Western Sydney Stadium, the Camellia Town Centre, the New Powerhouse Museum and Riverside Theatres, the private and social housing redevelopment at Telopea, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse and three Western Sydney University campuses.


InfraSol have been engaged to provide Commercial Advisory and Management services to the Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 project. These services are ongoing and have included the management of the development of the approved and funded Stage 1 Final Business Case (FBC).

Key Outcomes

  • Approved and funded Stage 1 Business Case
  • Stage 1 Delivery Strategy
  • Commercial Principles
  • Release of Tender Packages : Early Works, Enabling Works, Infrastructure Works and Supply, Operate, Maintain Contract


(InfraSol has) taken a coordinating role across a range of urban design and other design change issues for the
project. In undertaking this activity, actively challenges and advises options and proactively engages with
the team to assess options and determine agreed courses of action.

Andrew Milne - Infrastructure and Operations Director, PLR