Engineering firm Laing O’Rourke has been contracted by Sydney’s CityRail to construct the new $65 million Auburn Stabling Project.


The project will see the construction of a new stabling facility for 11 eight-car suburban train sets and other facilities with an aim support the introduction of the South West Rail Link services in 2016.


The project’s aims are as follows: 

  • Allowing for an increase in the number of trains
  • Reducing the distance empty trains need to travel to get to their starting and finishing destinations
  • Providing an additional facility for trains to be stabled and made available for use on the network
  • Assisting the on-time running of train services by allowing train to quickly enter the network.