Salisbury station construction update - May and June 2023

During May and June 2023, UNITY Alliance will be undertaking construction activities in your local area as part 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 May and June 2023, weather and construction conditions permitting:

  • Tree clearing on Dollis Street along the rail corridor fence line to allow for station building and platform construction
    activities (please refer to map overleaf).

The following activities will occur outside the project’s normal working hours, weather and construction conditions permitting:

At Salisbury station and rail corridor between 6:00am Saturday 13 and 8:00pm Sunday 14 and 6:00am Saturday 27 and 8:00pm Sunday 28 May 2023, the following works will occur:

  • Installation of overhead electrical line footings and masts
  • Excavation (including the use of vacuum trucks) and removal of material for service location works
  • Cable service relocation works including trenching and installation
  • Installation of under track crossings (conduits) for services (e.g., electrical).

Between 6:00am Saturday 10 and 8:00pm Sunday 11 June and 2:00am Saturday 17 and 2:00am Monday 19 June 2023, the following works will occur:

  • Signaling works and undertrack crossings
  • Installation of masts and foundations for overhead electrical wires
  • Soil sampling and geotechnical investigations
  • Drainage and identification of services.


Work locations at Salisbury station May 2023



What to expect

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

  • A single lane closure on 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
  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators (with rock breaker), bobcat, vacuum trucks, 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
  • Placement of temporary fencing around construction areas.

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