Salisbury station construction update - June 2024

During June 2024, UNITY Alliance will continue early works as part of the Cross River Rail, Salisbury station accessibility upgrade.

Details of work

The following activities are scheduled to occur between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday during June 2024, weather and
construction conditions permitting:

  • Earthworks including gravel installation on Dollis Street
  • Continue construction of the gantry crane to assist with lifting construction materials over the rail corridor
  • Installation of inground services
  • Installation of services for platform 3
  • Drainage installation works including excavation, steel fixing and concreting
  • Service identification using vacuum trucks, and excavation for service installation.


Out of hours work

The following activities will occur outside the project’s normal working hours, as outlined below.

At Salisbury station and in the rail corridor and intermittently between 6:30pm and 6:30am during June 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Location of inground services including the use of vacuum trucks
  • Installation of safety barriers within the rail corridor using power tools including hammer drills
  • Delivery of materials to the rail corridor via Dollis Street, Fairlie Terrace and Lillian Avenue
  • Earthworks and drainage installation including steel fixing and concreting.

At Salisbury station and in the rail corridor and between 2:00am Saturday 1 June and 3:00am Monday 3 June 2024, and between 12:10am Saturday June 15 and 2:00am Monday 8 July 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Earthworks including the use of excavators and vacuum trucks in preparation for the new station platform
  • Excavation for drainage installation
  • Service identification and relocation works
  • Signalling work including the installation of foundations for overhead electrical line masts
  • Cable service installation including excavation and trenching
  • Piling for new overhead structures
  • Precast concrete panel installation and concrete works.


Work locations at Salisbury station June 2024


Map showing work areas, temporary traffic changes on Dollis Street and Fairlie Terrace, and no parking on Dollis Street.


What to expect

During these works you may notice some intermittent disruptions such as:

  • Intermittent single lane closure on Olivia Avenue, Fairlie Terrace and Dollis Street to access the rail corridor (please see map above). Traffic control and signage will be in place to direct motorists, pedestrians and cyclists around work areas
  • Parking on the eastern side of Dollis Street is no longer available until completion of the Salisbury station upgrade
  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators with jackhammer and rock breaker, bobcat, vacuum trucks, soil sampling drill rig, concrete trucks, concrete pump trucks, small power tools, drills, saws, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light work areas at night
  • Changes around your local area such as construction vehicles, traffic management signs and personnel
  • Increased levels of noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment.

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

From Saturday 15 June to Sunday 7 July, there will be track closures and travel changes across the train network to undertake
crucial Cross River Rail and Queensland Rail works. There will be significant changes to train services on the Beenleigh and Gold
Coast lines over the 23-day period.

If you are planning to travel during this time, we encourage you to consider your travel options, plan ahead and allow extra travel time by using the links below:

If you want to know more, all of this information is available in PDF form: