Shorncliffe Line: Trackside signalling work - September 2022

Construction work is continuing along the Shorncliffe Line to deliver Brisbane’s new railway signalling system as part of the Cross River Rail Project.

 

Details of work

During September, construction work will continue in the rail corridor at sites between Northgate and Shorncliffe stations.

Activities along the rail corridor will include surveying, electrical works, cable hauling, minor civil construction works, installation of signalling equipment and equipment testing. Work will also be completed near the radio mast and antenna sites at Sandgate, North Boondall and Nudgee.

Day works are scheduled between 6.00am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. Some activities will be undertaken outside normal construction hours, as per the table below (weather and construction conditions permitting).

From Northgate to Shorncliffe, and between 2:00am Saturday 27 and 11.59pm Sunday 28 August (continuous), the following works will occur:

  • Installation of on-track and trackside signalling equipment
  • Excavation and preparation for cable installation at Shorncliffe, Northgate and Banyo stations
  • Cable hauling – North Boondall to Sandgate
  • Pit and pipe installation in and around Banyo, Nudgee, Boondall and North Boondall stations.

From Nudgee to North Boondall, and between 12.30am and 4.00am from Monday 29 August to Thursday 1 September (each night), the following works will occur:

  • Electrical work

At Northgate, and from 12.30am to 4.00am between Monday 12 and Friday 16 September (one night only), the following works will occur:

  • Cable hauling

From Northgate to Shorncliffe, and between 2:00am Saturday 10 and 2:00am Monday 12 September (continuous), the following works will occur:

  • Installation of and changes to on-track and trackside equipment
  • Cable hauling – Nudgee to Banyo, Deagon to Shorncliffe, North Boondall to Nudgee
  • Pit and pipe installation in and around Banyo, Nudgee, Boondall and North Boondall stations.

From Northgate to Shorncliffe, and between 2:00am Saturday 24 and 2.00am Monday 26 September (continuous), the following works will occur:

  • Installation of and changes to on-track and trackside equipment
  • Cable hauling – North Boondall and Boondall
  • Excavation and trenching at North Boondall, Boondall, between Nudgee and Boondall, and between Northgate to Banyo.

From Northgate to Shorncliffe, and between 2:00am Saturday 1 and 2.00am Tuesday 4 October (continuous), the following works will occur:

  • Installation of and changes to on-track and trackside equipment
  • Cable hauling – Banyo to Nudgee.
  • Excavation and trenching at North Boondall, Boondall, between Nudgee and Boondall, and between Northgate to Banyo.
  • A test train will operate between Banyo and Shorncliffe from 3.00pm to 6.00pm on Monday 3 October. Traffic control will be in place at level crossings at Adams Street Deagon; Kennerley Street Sandgate; Curlew Street Sandgate and Palm Avenue Shorncliffe.

From Northgate to Shorncliffe, and intermittently throughout September between 12.30am and 4am, the following work will occur:

  • Installation and changes to on-track equipment including excavation and concreting works.
  • Advance notification will be issued to the local area prior to this work.

 

Works locations

Map of Shorncliffe Line that indicates which stations will have work occuring throughout September 2022.

 

What to expect if you live alongside the rail corridor

Residents along the rail corridor may see and hear dust and noise associated with works (e.g. machinery, light vehicles and work personnel); mobile lighting towers in work areas during night works; and the use of machinery including the use of a vacuum truck, compactor and concrete truck.
 

What to expect if you’re a rail customer

During September, there will be car park changes at North Boondall station. See local signage for details.

Plan your journey by using the links below:

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