Unipart Rail has won a big contract in Australia.
Together with partner UGL Limited, Unipart Rail will be providing fleet maintenance and logistics services for RailCorp in Sydney. The contract is expected to generate £900 million in revenue over the initial seven years. A joint venture company has been established between Unipart Rail and UGL to deliver the scope of works under the contract.
Says John Clayton of Unipart Rail, ‘This contract sees us joining our established supply chain and ‘Lean’ expertise with UGL’s proven maintenance and engineering skills, to deliver significant operational and financial benefits to RailCorp in Sydney. We very much look forward to delivering success with our joint venture partner, UGL.’
Says Rob Mason, chief executive of RailCorp, ‘The contract with UGL and Unipart Rail will play a key role in RailCorp’s commitment to deliver safe, clean and reliable passenger services, while delivering value for money to the taxpayers of NSW.’