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20 May 2020

FINAL TRAIN ENTERS SERVICE ON QUEENSLAND NEW GENERATION ROLLINGSTOCK PROJECT

John Laing Group (“John Laing”), the international active investor and partner behind responsible infrastructure is delighted to announce the final New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) train has been accepted and entered into passenger service in Queensland, Australia.

The NGR project is being delivered by the Qtectic consortium which includes John Laing, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Itochu and Bombardier Transportation, in partnership with the Queensland Government. The project has now delivered 75 trains into service on the South East Queensland rail network and is responsible for their ongoing maintenance under a long term contract. The trains have travelled more than 12.5 million in-service kilometres since the first train commenced operations in December 2017.    

“We are delighted to have reached this significant project milestone,” said John Laing Asset Director, Tom Brooks. “These trains are supporting the Queensland Government to provide essential transport services for the public in South East Queensland as they meet the growing demand for rail services.”

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