BUS OPERATIONS TENDER SUPPORT

SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

Specialist technical and operational input, supporting an international tender for Sydney’s first private-sector bus service contract

As part of its privatisation strategy, Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) invited tenders for Sydney’s Region 6, the first of its state-run regional Metropolitan Bus Service Contracts to be contracted out to the private sector.

Direx Solutions provided specialist technical support to SMRT, a Singapore-based bus and metro operator, developing its tender for the Service Contract.

The scope of the three-month commission included:

  • operational review of service delivery and quality
  • service planning review
  • technical and commercial solution development.

Deliverables comprised an operational service review, including service specifications, preparation of full vehicle schedule and driver rosters, and service enhancement initiatives.