Unipart Joint Venture Wins Five-Year Contract Extension

UGL Unipart Rail Services Pty Ltd, a joint venture between Australian company UGL (a member of CIMIC Group), and Unipart has secured an approximate $900 million, five-year contract extension with Sydney Trains. Replacing the original two-year contract extension, UGL Unipart will continue the delivery of maintenance and logistics services for a section of Sydney’s metropolitan passenger rail fleet.

Sydney metropolitan passenger train

Sydney’s metropolitan passenger train © Unipart Rail

UGL Unipart is a 70:30 joint venture between UGL and Unipart. The joint venture draws on both UGL’s asset management and maintenance capability and extensive knowledge of Sydney’s metropolitan passenger rail fleet, in addition to Unipart’s world class supply chain services to both the rail and vehicle industries.

Unipart Group Australia will continue to provide the Supply Chain and Continuous Improvement expertise to drive further improvements in delivering increased performance, reduced risk and optimised costs.

Unipart Group Australia’s Managing Director, Glen Everett said:

Over the past seven years the contract has delivered transformational change in the Auburn facility, drawing on Unipart’s core skills as Supply Chain experts. We are delighted that we can continue this work in partnership with UGL in delivering improvements in the maintenance of the Sydney passenger fleet for a further five years.

CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer Michael Wright said:

We are very pleased to be extending our long-standing relationship with Sydney Trains and Transport for NSW, building on a partnership that has spanned several decades.

CIMIC Group, through its various operating companies including UGL, CPB Contractors, Pacific Partnerships and EIC Activities, provides a unique and market leading rail capability to the rail network owners and operators of NSW and beyond. Through this contract extension, UGL will provide value and optimal benefit for the people of New South Wales.

UGL Managing Director Jason Spears said:

This significant contract extension exemplifies UGL’s position as a market leader in rail maintenance and our reputation for delivering reliable rolling stock maintenance.

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Technology and Supply Chain Solutions

Unipart Rail addresses the challenges of the rail industry across the asset lifecycle by working collaboratively with partners to deliver technology and supply chain solutions that improve performance, reduce risk and optimise cost. As part of Unipart Group, a global business that brings together manufacturing, logistics and consultancy in a set of products and services that create imaginative solutions for its customers, Unipart Rail has behind it a huge array of skills and capabilities drawn from years working across a multi-sector customer base.

Materials and Supply Chain Efficiencies

Customers from all over the world over benefit from their Signalling & Train Management, Infrastructure, and Traction & Rolling Stock product range coupled with world-class supply chain efficiencies. Materials are supplied from a single item up to a complex project plan over a defined period, incorporating manufacturing, assembly and bespoke delivery plans to meet the needs of individual customers. By matching their service to each customer’s needs, the result is the best possible for each scenario. A keen understanding of the regulatory environment and the high standards required with a strong emphasis on safety means the business delivers to your customers confident in the knowledge that you’re always fulfilling your legal obligations. The kind of innovative, creative, compliant thinking that helps them find fresh answers to the most complex of customer questions. For example their OLE Assembly and Logistics, or the Off-site Factory for Level Crossings both cut trackside complexity and installation time as well as minimising stocking and requirements for trackside stores. Did you know too that their capabilities are supported with a number of acquired companies? Samuel James for example who provide LV switchgear and control gear systems or instrumentel, suppliers of condition based maintenance technology.

Design, Manufacture and the Supply of Signalling Products

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Supply Chain Experience That Transforms the Railway

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