CAPE Secures PTA Airport Link Traction Power Supply Project

Utilities and mining services company CAPE has announced it has secured a contract to energise the Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) new Maida Vale Substation as part of the Forrestfield Airport Link Project which forms part of METRONET.

Cape will be required to install approximately 3.5km of three phase underground cable, communications ducts and associated pits to create a new transmission line from the existing 132kV Substation at Forrestfield.  The contract will be directly with the asset owner Western Power and take 5 months to complete.

Cape’s CEO Peter Rowles said it was pleasing to continue the partnership with Western Power and PTA.

“Cape has extensive experience supporting rail infrastructure projects, in particular interfacing between the PTA and the asset owner to undertake utilities installation, service realignment and service relocation” Mr Rowles said.

“The award of such a challenging and technical project reaffirms our position as a market leader in the installation of underground utilities here in Western Australia.”

“As one of the few local contractors with expertise working for the asset owners across in water, power, communications and gas, we are well positioned to support the array of Western Australian Infrastructure Projects in development at the moment.”