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Finalised proposals

Finalised market-led proposals that proceeded to stage two and beyond but did not proceed to contract award.

Melbourne Airport Rail Link

Status

Finalised ­– did not progress to stage three (November 2020)

Proponent

AirRail Melbourne (IFM Investors)

Description

Proposal submitted in September 2018 to deliver, operate and maintain a new 27km dedicated Melbourne Airport Rail Link from Southern Cross Station to Melbourne Airport. The proposed works included:

  • a new underground station at Melbourne Airport;
  • a twin rail tunnel between Southern Cross Station and Sunshine Station;
  • a purpose-built gateway at Southern Cross Station;
  • new specialised airport train rolling stock; and
  • commercial, residential and retail development at Sunshine Station.

The proponent proposed to operate airport rail services every 10 minutes with an end-to-end journey time of up to twenty minutes and to support additional capacity for regional rail services to Melbourne’s west.

X’Trapolis High Capacity Metro Trains

Status

Finalised ­ did not progress to stage three (September 2019)

Proponent

MetroDevRail consortium

Description

Proposal submitted in July 2017 to deliver 113 7-car X’Trapolis High Capacity Metro Trains (XHCMTs) through a 30-year public private partnership arrangement.

Proposed works included:

  • construction of 13 new 7-car XHCMTs
  • upgrading and life extending 100 existing 3-car X’Trapolis trains with the integration of four newly constructed intermediate cars to produce upgraded 7-car XHCMTs; and
  • the provision of whole-of-life maintenance for the XHCMTs.

Next Generation Power Supply for the Melbourne Metropolitan Rail Network

Status

Finalised - did not progress to stage four (July 2019)

Proponent

AusNet Services and Metro Trains Melbourne

Description

Proposal submitted in July 2016 to deliver improvements to the electricity supply to Melbourne’s rail network by directly connecting to the transmission network. The direct connection points would supply a new dedicated 22 kilovolt alternating current ring main along with the entire metropolitan rail network with dual feeds to direct current rail traction substations on the metropolitan rail corridor.

Southern Cross Station Upgrade

Status

Finalised - did not progress to stage four (April 2019)

Proponent

Civic Nexus

Description

Civic Nexus is the concessionaire to the Southern Cross Station public private partnership.

Proposal submitted in June 2016 to undertake capital works at Southern Cross Station to increase the capacity, amenity and function of the station precinct and to address the expected impacts of future patronage growth. Proposed works included the construction of a new elevated concourse, enhancements to the coach terminal and upgrades to facilities including customer service interfaces.

Development of a unique disease surveillance system and production of disease prevention products for the State of Victoria

Status

Finalised – did not progress to stage three (June 2018)

Proponent

Apiam Animal Health

Description

Proposal submitted in June 2017 to purchase and upgrade the government operated Pig Services Centre at Epsom.

Accelerating the Victorian Government's Customer Engagement Strategy

Status

Finalised – did not progress to stage three (March 2018)

Proponent

Australia Post.

Description

Proposal submitted in January 2017 to deliver a multi-channel customer engagement solution that provides accessibility for Victorian citizens to Government through both physical and digital channels.

Emerald Hill Wellbeing Precinct and Housing Development

Status

Finalised – did not progress to stage three (February 2017)

Proponent

Australian Unity.

Description

Proposal submitted in November 2015 to build replacement public housing and aged care accommodation in South Melbourne.

Anchorage on the Sea

Status

Finalised – did not progress to stage three (May 2016)

Proponent

Fortan Holdings Pty Ltd

Description

Proposal submitted in September 2015 to build and operate a marina tourist and convention development in Port Phillip Bay.

West Gate Direct

Status

Finalised – did not progress to stage three (December 2015)

Proponent

Cintra Developments Australia Pty Ltd

Description

Proposal submitted in October 2015 to build a new freeway standard road connection from CityLink to the West Gate Tunnel and expand the West Gate Freeway with full connectivity to the M80.

Moolap Saltworks Urban Renewal

Status

Finalised – did not progress at stage three (June 2015)

Proponent

Ridley Corporation

Description

Proposal submitted in March 2014 to purchase Crown land and redevelop the former Moolap Saltworks site located in the City of Greater Geelong.

Cranbourne- Pakenham Rail Corridor project

Status

Finalised – did not progress at stage four (March 2015)

Proponent

Consortium sponsored by MTR, John Holland Construction and UGL Rail Services

Description

Proposal submitted in October 2013 for an integrated package of infrastructure including trains, maintenance depot, high capacity signalling and level crossings to increase capacity on the Cranbourne- Pakenham rail corridor.

Reviewed 23/08/2021
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