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Contractors shortlisted for Logan and Gold Coast Faster Rail

Major contractors have been shortlisted for three individual packages of works on the Logan and Gold Coast Faster Rail (LGC) Project in Queensland.

Major contractors have been shortlisted for three individual packages of works on the Logan and Gold Coast Faster Rail (LGC) Project in Queensland.

ActivUs consortium (consisting of CPB Contractors, Acciona Contractors, UGL Engineering, SMEC Australia and WSP Australia) and Activate consortium (consisting of John Holland Queensland, Aurecon Australasia and AECOM Australia) have been shortlisted for the LGC Rail Package.

Two joint ventures have been shortlisted for the LGC OLCR Package – Beilby Holdings with JF Hull Holdings, and BMD Constructions with Fulton Hogan Construction.

ADCO Construction, DT Infrastructure and the joint venture of Martinus Rail and Degnan have been shortlisted for the Loganlea Station Relocation Project.

Logan and Gold Coast Faster Rail will remove five level crossings, improving journey times and safety for road and rail users. This includes building three road-over-rail overpasses and removing two level crossings, while upgrading intersections and improving the local road network.


 

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The project will also deliver modern and accessible stations between Kuraby and Beenleigh, which will provide improved access to the train network for all Logan residents.

The LGC Rail package will deliver the major rail works between Kuraby and Beenleigh including duplicating the tracks from two to four, station upgrades, local road works and active transport connections. The design and construction of this complex brownfield project will be delivered through an alliance contract.

The Loganlea Station project will relocate and upgrade Loganlea train station to better connect customers with nearby health, education, and community services – particularly Logan Hospital. The Loganlea Station Project is costed at $173.8 million.

The broader Logan and Gold Coast Faster Rail project is jointly-funded by the Queensland and Federal governments with a 50-50 commitment towards the project cost of $5.75 billion.

Over the next six months, the major contractors will put forward their proposals for the individual project packages, including design, construction plans and cost. The successful companies to deliver the works will be announced later this year.

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