Works between Roma Street station and Mayne Yard (Bowen Hills)

During February 2020, the UNITY Alliance will continue work within the rail corridor between Roma Street and the Queensland Rail Mayne Yard stabling facility to prepare for construction of the Cross River Rail project.

Details of work

The following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday during February 2020:

  • Commencment of minor works on Gregory Terrace to establish a temporary signalised intersection at the entryof Victoria Park
  • Continuation of works within Victoria Park to widen the existing access road
  • Continuation of demolition of redundant buildings within the rail corridor adjacent to Bowen Bridge Road
  • Delivery trucks and workers’ vehicles entering the rail corridor via the existing sealed road through Victoria Park
  • Establishing worker facilities within the rail corridor
  • Minor earthworks including the removal of unnecessary tracks and sleepers
  • Surveying and investigating underground services, such as water, electricity and gas.

Out of hours works

In addition to the activities scheduled during normal work hours, the activities outlined below are scheduled to occur at night outside of the project’s normal working hours, weather and construction conditions permitting.

  • Location:Roma Street station to Mayne Yard
  • Date and hours of work: Between 2:00am Saturday 8 February and 2:30am Monday 10 February
  • Type of work:
      • Removal of the RNA Brisbane Showgrounds cattle crossing bridge adjacent to O’Connell Terrace
      • Testing of signalling and cable route installation works
      • Removal of redundant signalling cables
      • Testing underground rock and soil condition
      • Surveying within the rail corridor.


These activities will involve:

  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators and mobile cranes
  • Small power tools, drills, saws, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light the work areas at night.


What to expect

During these activities, you may notice some minor disruptions such as:

  • Increased levels of localised noise and dust from the use of machinery and equipment
  • Increased construction vehicle movements on local roads and within the project corridor
  • Delivery of plant, materials and equipment to the project corridor.

Workers may arrive onsite one hour prior to the planned start time to prepare for the day’s activities. Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum for nearby residents and businesses.

We appreciate your patience during the construction period and will continue to update you as work progresses.

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