Tagged: rail

WA’s new Thomas Road Bridge opens

The new Thomas Road Bridge in Perth delivered as part of the METRONET Byford Rail extension is now open to traffic. The METRONET Byford Rail extension is being delivered by the MetCONNX Alliance, which includes RA members Laing O’Rourke and …

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RA members at core of Melbourne Airport Rail delivery

Two recent announcements confirm that RA members are at the core of driving another major transport infrastructure project in Victoria, the much-anticipated Melbourne Airport Rail. Rail Projects Victoria has appointed Laing O’Rourke to commence utility relocation works as part of …

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Chief Executive of ONRSR

Sue McCarrey to depart the national rail regulator following a highly successful eight-year tenure spent fostering Australia’s fledgling rail regulator into a nationally recognised safety authority, ONRSR Chief Executive Sue McCarrey will depart her post at the end of the year. …

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METRONET Airport Line opens

Big news in WA this week, as the $1.86bn METRONET Airport Line opens for passengers travelling between Perth Airport and the CBD. RA members Webuild and GHD were involved in the design and delivery of the project, which established a …

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Victoria’s LXRP removes 66th crossing

Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) has successfully removed its 66th level crossing, with the new underpass at Robinsons Road, Deer Park opening months earlier than originally scheduled. A 10-day road closure enabled crews to expedite the schedule of works, …

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Three teams shortlisted for SRL contracts

Three teams have been shortlisted for two tunnelling contracts available for the first stage of Victoria’s Suburban Rail Loop project – SRL East. This first stage will deliver 26km of twin tunnels and 6 new underground stations between Cheltenham and …

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Two new METRONET contracts awarded

Two new contracts have been awarded this week for the next stage of works on WA’s METRONET program – the Byford Rail Extension and Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal projects on the Armadale Line. The Victoria Park-Canning Level Crossing Removal …

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World-class signalling tech for Cross River Rail

New rail control technology that will underpin Queensland’s new Cross River Rail has been undergoing testing on the Shorncliffe line in Brisbane. The European Train Control System (ECTS) is used on rail networks around the world, including extensively across Europe …

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