SMEC is a trusted advisor for some of the world’s most complex metro programs, providing full life-cycle engineering and advisory services from inception to delivery.


Spanning Sydney, Brisbane, Chennai, and Dhaka, SMEC’s global centre of excellence has overcome some of the world’s most complex metro challenges in a range of unique urban and geological conditions.


Our capability ensures we provide rigorous assurance in the delivery of metro systems, quality control and safety. Our collaborative culture ensures we form successful partnerships that de-risk processes across the full lifecycle of the asset.


SMEC has delivered numerous infrastructure projects using Technical Advisor, Design and Construct (D&C), Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and Alliance delivery models. We collaborate with international contractors and asset operators, drawing on the specialist expertise of our global group of specialist companies to offer fully integrated solutions.


SMEC draws on extensive technical experience and lessons learned to deliver cost-effective, practical and innovative solutions. Specialist capabilities include:

  • Asset Management
  • Alignment
  • Business case development
  • Budgeting and Cost Control
  • Capacity building and training
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Communications and SCADA
  • Compliance
  • Construction Management and Supervision
  • Contract Management
  • Digital design, BIM and automation
  • Drainage and Water Management Systems
  • Depot Design
  • Earthworks
  • Environment and Social Impact Assessment
  • Feasibility Studies (including prefeasibility studies)
  • Geotechnical Investigations and tunnelling
  • Gantries, Retaining Walls, Noise Walls
  • Independent Certification & Verification
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Overhead Line Equipment
  • Planning
  • Project Management
  • Project Controls and Project Management Office
  • Quality Assurance
  • Safety
  • Scheduling systems
  • Services Relocation & Protection
  • Signalling systems
  • Station design
  • Surveillance
  • Surveying
  • System Assurance
  • Systems verification and validation
  • Temporary works
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Track work engineering
  • Traffic and Highways



Talk to one of our global specialists about our Metro solutions.