UGL Rail Secures Australian Rolling Stock Orders

9 February 2011 (Last Updated February 9th, 2011 18:30)

UGL Rail has secured passenger and freight supply and maintenance projects worth A$225m (US$228m) in Australia. The work includes the supply of ten C44ACi locomotives to Xstrata Rail, including a long-term locomotive and wagon maintenance agreement, to be operated by Freightliner Aust

UGL Rail has secured passenger and freight supply and maintenance projects worth A$225m (US$228m) in Australia.

The work includes the supply of ten C44ACi locomotives to Xstrata Rail, including a long-term locomotive and wagon maintenance agreement, to be operated by Freightliner Australia in the Hunter Valley.

It will also supply nine GE Evolution locomotives to Rio Tinto in Western Australia.

The projects also involves an extension of the stage-three outer suburban railcar (Oscar) project to Rail Corporation New South Wales for an additional 25 Oscars.