The Australian subsidiary of Bouygues BÃ¢timent International, A W Edwards, has started work on Sydney Metro’s new Crows Nest Station, after being awarded the contract in October 2020.
The contract is worth some €222m (A$370m).
Sydney Metro is Australia’s biggest public transport project. By 2024, Sydney will have 31 metro stations and a 66-km standalone metro railway system.
Crows Nest Station will be the first stop on the Sydney Metro City & Southwest extension running from Chatswood to Bankstown via Sydney city centre.
A W Edwards’ contract sees it building the station structure (220m long, 25m wide and 25m deep) and public space and amenities around Pacific Highway and Hume Street.â€¨â€¨More than 300 people will be involved at peak periods on the project, which is scheduled for completion in 2023.
Sydney-based A W Edwards was founded in 1921.
Image: Artist’s impression of Crows Nest Station (Sydney Metro)