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 11:55pm Friday 10 July and 11:55pm Sunday 12 July 2020.


Details of work

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

  • Installing overhead line structures at platforms 2 and 3
  • Modifying and testing signals
  • Installing survey monitoring equipment at various platforms
  • 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 mobile cranes, 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

This work has been scheduled to fit within a Queensland Rail planned track closure. The majority of the work listed above will occur between 6am and 6pm on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July 2020, however some activities may continue outside these hours.

Work is subject to relevant approvals and suitable weather conditions.

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