Sydney Future Rail Corridor Protection

Sydney Future Rail Corridor Protection

Client Sydney Metro Authority and Transport for NSW
LGA Various
Size Not applicable
Value TBC
Sector Land use and transport planning
Mixed Use
Service Corridor protection
Environmental assessment
Land use planning


Team Members

Ben Hendriks
Denise Thornton



Mecone was contracted by Sydney Metro to provide ongoing planning and development advisory services in regard to the project application for the CBD Metro and development around stations and the corridor, including Environmental Impact Assessment.

Mecone is also engaged by TfNSW to undertake planning and project management services for on-going protection of Sydney’s future rail corridors. The role is to undertake the review of all development applications received pursuant to the State Environmental Planning Policy 2007 Infrastructure (ISEPP) and S79C of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (EP&A Act 1979).

Scope of Works

Mecone’s scope of works includes:

  • Review of proposed developments along the 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’.

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