Brisbane rail accessibility upgrade contract awarded

The Brisbane railway stations Morayfield, Strathpine and Boondall will undergo an accessibility upgrade as part of the Queensland Government’s $300 million station upgrade program.

Construction company John Holland Group will undertake the upgrades to improve the accessibility and safety for half a million rail customers in Brisbane’s north as part of the works.The Brisbane railway stations Morayfield, Strathpine and Boondall will undergo an accessibility upgrade as part of the Queensland Government’s $300 million station upgrade program.

Lighting, signage and security measures will be upgraded as part of the projects, with each site expected to support 250 jobs.

John Holland CEO Joe Barr said the project is a testament to the quality of work done by the Queensland team on accessibility upgrades at Newmarket and Alderley stations.

“We care about ensuring all rail customers have safe access to transport, regardless of their age and ability. We are passionate about making it easier for people to get around our cities, and minimising disruption during the building process,” Mr Barr said.

Building QLD/NT General Manager Colin Matthews said the works will include pedestrian footbridges, lifts to all platforms, improved shelters and raised boarding platforms.

“We are focused on making sure rail customers can continue their journeys without disruption during these important upgrades that will improve security and accessibility for passengers in the north of Brisbane,” Mr Matthews said.


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