Future Rail Corridor Protection

Mecone was engaged to assist Infrastructure NSW (INSW) and the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in undertaking a review of current corridor protection and management issues and processes.

  • Client

    Transport for NSW/Infrastructure NSW/ NSW Department of Planning & Environment

  • LGAS

    Sydney

  • Size

    Region wide

  • Value

    $440k

  • Sector

    Land Use & Transport

  • Services

    Policy & Analytics

  • Office

    Sydney

  • Team

    Mehra Jafari

  • Completed

    Ongoing

  • Photography

    Mecone

About the Project

Mecone assisted INSW seek Expressions of Interest for the allocation of funds under the $100 million Corridor Protection Fund for strategic planning and identification of infrastructure corridors. The Expression of Interest sought funding bids, initially from transport agencies, to identify transport corridors in need of reservation and statutory protection in the medium to long term. Mecone has experience in undertaking planning and project management services for the ongoing protection of Sydney’s future rail corridors and Sydney metro Corridors. The role is to undertake the review of all development proposals pursuant to the
relevant legislation.

Mecone’s experience includes:

  • Review of proposed developments along the future rail corridors and approved Sydney Metro corridor;
  • Management of engineering assessments on proposed developments;
  • Management of design experts involved in detailed station design;
  • Managing legal assessments and preparation of deeds;
  • Preparing planning conditions of approval;
  • Negotiating developer deeds for interface development;
  • Negotiation of a framework deed on behalf of Transport for NSW for the protection of the corridor and the future delivery of a metro station portal at the Barangaroo Project; and
  • Providing advice on corridor protection, including the preparation of a ‘Corridor Protection Policy Paper’.