New Gold Coast Stations Construction

Cross River Rail will transform the way we travel across all of South East Queensland and has been asked to assist with delivery of three new rail stations on the Gold Coast Line to help connect South East Queensland’s growing population. Stations are being planned for Pimpama, Hope Island and Merrimac.

Delivery of the New Gold Coast Stations is being undertaken as a rolling program of works. Major construction is now underway at Pimpama and procurement activities for contractors to finalise designs and construct for Hope Island and Merrimac is ongoing.

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Map of Pimpama work areas and vehicle movements for March 2024.

Pimpama station construction update - May 2024

Throughout May 2024, major construction activities will continue at the Eastern works area (adjacent to Kosciuszko Circuit and Great Sandy Circuit), Western works area (corner of Mebbin Street and Old Pacific Highway), the main site compound (Mebbin Street and Gainsborough Drive) and in the drainage works area (corner of Old Pacific Highway and Bedford Road).

Work area and access changes at Hope Island.

Hope Island station construction update - May 2024

In May, civil works will continue within the future Hope Island station work area in Mangrove Jack Park. Works will be undertaken between 7:00am until 5:00pm Monday to Saturday.

Map of the Merrimac station work areas and vehicle movements along Gooding Drive.

Merrimac station construction update - May and June 2024

Fulton Hogan are commencing major construction activities for Merrimac Station. Throughout May and June 2024, major construction activities will continue within the eastern and western railway reserves. Works will be undertaken between 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday.

map of Merrimac geotechnical investigations work area.

Investigation works – Merrimac station

Survey and site investigation works are continuing at Merrimac Station throughout November and December 2023. From Tuesday 14 November 2023, site investigations will increase in areas including the rail reserve (eastern railway reserve and western railway reserves), Gooding Drive and the western rail corridor (north of Gooding Drive overpass).

Map of the Hope Island station early works area.

Hope Island station early works - September & October 2023

From Monday 25 September 2023, early works are scheduled to commence within the rail corridor adjacent Mangrove Jack Park, Helensvale, in preparation for the new Hope Island station.

Works underway at the site of the future Hope Island station.

New Gold Coast Stations - Contractors appointed

Delivery of the new Gold Coast stations is officially underway with contractors now appointed for major works at all three stations.

Map of the works areas for the future Merrimac station adjacent to Gooding Drive.

Merrimac station - Early works and site investigations

Over the coming months, early works will increase on the site and surrounding areas, in preparation for major construction to start in 2024. From late July 2023, site investigations will increase in areas including the rail reserve (eastern railway reserve and western railway reserves) and Gooding Drive.

Map of Pimpama station works.

Pimpama station construction – upcoming works January 2023

ADCO Constructions are continuing site establishment activities in January 2023. Works will include vegetation removal along Kosciuszko Circuit, Great Sandy Circuit and within the rail corridor.