Mayne Yard construction update - June and July 2024

In June and July 2024, works will continue in the Mayne Yard stabling facility including earthworks, track modifications, removal of redundant structures, installation of foundations and new masts for overhead electrical wires.


Details of work

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

  • Continue installation of inground services within Mayne Yard East
  • Continue installation of fencing within Mayne Yard East
  • Continue construction of the new pedestrian bridge within Mayne Yard East
  • Continue construction of the new rail bridge over Breakfast Creek, including scour protection works on the creek embankment.
  • Rock excavation and earthworks
  • Road pavement works including asphalting and line marking
  • Installation of foundations and masts for overhead electrical wires
  • Ongoing installation of cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
  • Rail track construction for the new Cross River Rail lines, including formation works, ballast placement, sleeper and rail construction, resurfacing works and welding works.


Out of hours work

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

At Mayne Yard, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 6:30pm and 6:30am throughout June and July 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Concrete works including placement of formwork, steel fixing and concrete pours
  • Delivery of materials to site
  • Excavation, including rock breaking
  • Installation of in-ground services such as stormwater drainage
  • Installation of cable conduits and pits, and pulling new cables
  • Track work and maintenance.

At Mayne Yard, Bowen Hills, intermittently between 2:00am Saturday 29 June to 12:00am Sunday 7 July 2024, and between 2:00am Saturday 20 July to 12:00am Sunday 21 July 2024, the following works will occur:

  • Rock excavation and earthworks in Mayne Yard East
  • Installation of overhead electrical structures, signalling equipment, cable routes and pits within the rail corridor
  • Decommissioning of redundant tracks and services
  • Test pitting and service location works
  • Earthworks and drainage
  • Track work and maintenance, including commissioning of new rail tracks


Mayne Yard construction access points and work areas

Map showing Mayne Yard work area and construction access points via Lanham Street and Mayne Road, Bowen Hills and Grafton Street and Mills Street, Windsor.

What to Expect

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

  • Light vehicles, trucks and machinery including excavators with hydraulic hammers, augers, vacuum trucks, piling and drill rigs, concrete trucks, small power tools, minor vibrating equipment and mobile lighting towers to light the work areas at night
  • Changes around your local area such as construction vehicles, traffic management signs and personnel
  • Delivery trucks and workers’ vehicles entering Mayne Yard North via the existing access road at Lanham Street and Mayne Road, Bowen Hills and via Grafton Street and Mill Street, Windsor
  • Some increased levels of noise, vibration and dust associated with the use of heavy machinery and equipment
  • Due to the construction of a new rail bridge, a section of Breakfast Creek near Grafton Street, Windsor has been temporarily closed to all boats / vessels until late-2024. The construction area boundaries will be marked with buoys on the water within Breakfast Creek.

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 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: