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Sydney South East Light Rail

Metros, light rail and urban transit

Across the world, Arup has been at the forefront of urban transit for more than 40 years, working with clients to unlock the transformative potential rail systems offer. Our international team helps clients to take projects from initial vision to operational reality, whether a completely new urban rail project or a major extension of an existing network. We support governments, asset owners and rail operators across every facet of an urban rail scheme’s development, maximising the economic, social and environmental benefits of any metro, light rail, tram or other urban rail scheme. 

Our service begins by defining a sound business case and route alignment with the credibility to gain enduring support. With a scheme design defined, our team helps clients to solve complex design and programme challenges, such as tunnelling, systems integration and construction strategies for highly dense underground and above ground urban environments. We recognise the need for cost-effective performance too, ensuring optimal service and asset performance once the line is operational. Ultimately we all want to see low emission, high capacity and resilient railways – and Arup helps clients to achieve this at every stage of the journey.

How we can help

We support rail clients across every aspect of rail network development:


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