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High Capacity Metro Trains

This project by Downer has registered for a Design v1.2 IS Rating.


The High Capacity Metro Trains Project delivers:

  • 65 next-generation high-capacity metro trains capable of carrying 20 per cent more passengers than any other train on the network
  • A new train maintenance depot in Pakenham East
  • A light service facility in Calder Park
  • Two simulators for driver training.

Melbourne’s bigger, better trains will initially run on the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines and will eventually run through the Metro Tunnel to Sunbury. High-capacity signaling will allow the fleet to provide a more frequent, turn-up-and-go service.



To find out more about this project, visit the Transport for Victoria Website