The Djilang Alliance experienced been named in March as the most well-liked bidder for the venture, which is supposed to deliver a lot more repeated and dependable solutions and greater stations for travellers on Victoria’s busiest regional rail line.
The alliance is manufactured up of:
- McConnell Dowell
- Arup and
- WSP Australia.
The South Geelong to Waurn Ponds Duplication will contain about 8km of observe duplication and elevated rail bridges to exchange level crossings at Fyans Avenue and the Surf Coastline Highway, as nicely as signalling upgrades.
South Geelong and Marshall stations will the two be upgraded and will feature new station buildings, landscaped forecourts, next platforms and available pedestrian overpasses.
Big building will commence later on this year, with a focus on completion day of late-2024.
The undertaking types section of the Victorian and Australian governments’ investment decision of extra than AU$1bn (£565m) in rail updates amongst South Geelong and Waurn Ponds and is portion of the Regional Rail Revival programme.
Djilang Alliance standard supervisor Ewan Henderson said: “We know how crucial this venture is for the men and women of Geelong, and our crew is quite happy to operate hand in hand with the local group and Rail Projects Victoria, to give these crucial infrastructure updates for present-day and long term generations.”