Planning works are progressing on the Geelong High Speed Rail project, with expression of interest now open for the Fast Rail Reference Group and the selection of a Joint Venture as advisors.
The final design and construct contract has been awarded to remove the level crossing in Laverton later this year, which also includes construction of a new road bridge.
Mott MacDonald has appointed a new rail leader for Australia and New Zealand who will be responsible for the development and growth of the consultancy’s rail team across Australasia.
The consultancy firm’s new technical director will be based in Victoria and responsible for leading its tunnel projects and pursuing new opportunities across the country and Asia-Pacific.
The Federal Government has awarded the $6 million feasibility design contract for Inland Rail between Illabo and Stockinbingal in New South Wales.
Detailed design works for the project will begin immediately, following the Australian and South Australian governments’ announcement of the successful contractor.