Yeerongpilly station construction update - December 2022

During December 2022, UNITY Alliance will be undertaking construction activities in your local area as part of the Cross River Rail project.

 

Details of work

Construction works at Yeerongpilly station will include the installation of masts and foundations for overhead electrical wires, signalling works and survey activities. Works are scheduled to occur between Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 December 2022, weather and construction conditions permitting. Due to the nature and location of these works, activities will be performed during a planned track closure, while no trains are operating in the area.
 

Out of hours work

The following activities will occur outside the project’s normal working hours but are timed to take place within a planned track closure, as outlined below.

At Yeerongpilly station and intermittently between 6:00am and 6:00pm Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 December 2022,the following works will occur:

  • Excavation (including the use of vacuum trucks) and removal of material to prepare for overhead electrical line mast foundations
  • Concreting for mast foundations
  • Installation of masts for overhead electrical wires
  • Installation of cabling for signalling
  • Service location investigation and survey works.

 

Yeerongpilly station work area

Map of Yeerongpilly December works.

 

What to expect

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

  • Access into the rail corridor will be via the Queensland Rail gate on Wilkie Street, Yeerongpilly
  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators, trucks, vacuum truck, concrete trucks, concrete pump truck, loaders, small power tools, and mobile lighting towers to light work areas at night
  • Changes around your local area such as construction vehicles, traffic management signs and personnel
  • Some noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment.

Between Wednesday 28 December and Monday 2 January 2023, train shuttle services will stop at Yeerongpilly station for customers attending the United Cup. Please note these services are shuttles from Corinda and Coopers Plains only. Beenleigh line services will not stop at Yeerongpilly station during this time. Normal timetable services will return from Tuesday 3 January 2023.

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

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