Veolia and Transfield Services to begin operating Sydney Ferries

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced Harbour City Ferries, a partnership between Veolia Transdev and Transfield Services, had won the contract to operate Sydney Ferries under the NSW Government's franchise model, and will transition to take over management as early as late July. Previously the new operator was expected to be in place by the end of the year.

Veolia Transdev and Transfield Services won the contract from an experienced field of local and international transport operators.

Members of the Sydney Ferries consortium of companies operate the Brisbane Ferries on behalf of the Brisbane City Council and the Queensland Government.

Click here for a copy of the 'Media Release' Thursday 3 May 2012 by the NSW Minister for Transport.

Click here for the media release by the NSW Shadow Minister for Transport 3 May 2012.

Click here for the ASX statement by Harbour City Ferries 3 May 2012.

Click here for the media release from the AMWU 3 May 2012.

Click here for a profile on "Harbour City Ferries"