Downer provides services to a range of public and private sector rail customers with capabilities spanning the provision, maintenance and overhaul of passenger and freight rolling stock, as well as importing and commissioning completed locomotive units for use in the resources sector.
Downer operates two fleet control centres, focused on monitoring and management of passenger and freight fleets on behalf of its customers; and four manufacturing plants.
Downer has formed strategic joint ventures and relationships with leading technology and knowledge providers to support its growth objectives in the passenger and freight market. These include Keolis, Electro-Motive Diesel (owned by Caterpillar), and CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles (CRRC).
Customers include Sydney Trains, Transport for NSW, Queensland Rail, Public Transport Authority (WA), Metro Trains Melbourne, Public Transport Victoria, Pacific National, Aurizon, BHP Billiton, Genesee & Wyoming and SCT Logistics.
Downer is currently working on the Sydney Growth Trains (SGT) project in New South Wales and the High Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT) project in Victoria.