Weekend work within rail corridor - Roma Street

The Cross River Rail Tunnel & Stations team will be working within the rail corridor near Roma Street station between 2:00am Saturday 1 August and 11:55pm Sunday 2 August 2020.


Details of work

Work to be carried out within the rail corridor during the weekend period will include:

  • Carrying out track maintenance involving rail grinding near platforms 2 and 3
  • Installing overhead lines at platforms 2 and 3
  • Modifying and testing signals
  • Installing survey monitoring equipment at various platforms
  • Surveying adjacent structures and roads
  • Geotechnical investigation using a drill rig
  • Removing materials and waste from the work area.



    What to expect

    As a result of this work, you can expect:

    • Increased levels of localised noise and lighting
    • The use of construction machinery such as rail grinding machines, mobile cranes, mobile drill rigs, survey equipment, elevated work platforms, hand tools, lighting towers and trucks
    • Increased construction vehicle movements on local roads and within the rail corridor. The project team will access the corridor via existing entry and exit points at Countess Street.
    • Workers may arrive onsite one hour prior to the planned start time to prepare.

    Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum for nearby residents and businesses, this includes:

    • Ensuring plant and equipment has been maintained appropriately
    • Minimising light spill by directing light-generating plant and equipment away from residential areas
    • Conducting toolbox talks with workers to reinforce out-of-hours work protocols.


    Work hours

    Work will occur continuously between 2:00am Saturday 1 August and 11:55pm Sunday 2 August 2020 and has been scheduled to fit within a Queensland Rail planned track closure.

    Work is subject to relevant approvals and suitable weather conditions.

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