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21 November 2016

Contract signed with Evolution Rail
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December 2016

Early construction works commenced on Pakenham East depot
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February 2017

Consultation commenced on train design
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April 2017

Early construction works conclude at Pakenham East depot
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First half 2017

Major construction works commenced at Pakenham East depot
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From April 2017

Award of local suppliers
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Early 2018

Train design phase ends
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Early 2018

Manufacturing commences at Newport
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November 2018

Delivery of the first HCMT for testing
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December 2018

Pakenham East depot complete
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From mid-2019

First HCMT operational on the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines
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2023

Delivery of the final HCMT