Light rail has proven to transform cities into more productive, sustainable and liveable places. The ACTivate Consortium brings the experience of delivering or operating light rail in more than 20 cities globally, including Melbourne and G:link on the Gold Coast.

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The ACTivate Consortium comprises:





Keolis Downer – Operations and maintenance

Keolis Downer is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. It is also the largest light rail operator in Australia and part of the Keolis group, the largest operator of light rail in the world. Keolis Downer is currently the operator and maintainer of Yarra Trams in Melbourne and the Gold Coast light rail (G:Link) network.





Downer – Design and construction

Downer is Canberra’s largest road infrastructure services provider, with more than 30 years’ experience working in the Territory for Government and alongside the community. Downer is uniquely experienced in Australian urban road environments and utility relocation.





Bombardier Transportation – Rolling stock and systems

Bombardier Transportation is one of the world’s largest providers of light rail vehicles, rolling stock and technology solutions. In Australia, they have delivered light rail vehicles in Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Adelaide, and provided power, signalling, control, communications systems and vehicle maintenance for the Gold Coast light rail (G:Link) network. Bombardier is also the leading maintainer of passenger rolling stock in Australia with circa 1000 vehicles under its care.





Plenary Group – Consortium sponsor and capital arranger

Plenary Group is Australia’s only independent, integrated long-term infrastructure investor and sponsor. The Plenary team are passionate advocates of long-term Government partnership with a record of delivering innovative financing solutions and value for money. Plenary was also an equity investor and the financial arranger on the Gold Coast light rail project, G:Link.