• Capabilities: Civil Engineering
  • Sectors: Transportation, Rail

Craigieburn Train Maintenance Facility

Craigieburn, Victoria, Australia - Delivering a state of the art train maintenance facility in Victoria.

66

six-car train set capacity

50

year expected lifecycle
Craigieburn Train Maintenance Facility Victoria

A state of the art next generation facility.

Victoria’s Department of Transport needed a new train heavy maintenance facility capable of servicing existing electric trains as well as new trains soon to be purchased. A state of the art, next generation facility was proposed and was the first to be built in Victoria for over a decade.

The proposed site in Craigieburn would house a 200 by 100 meter building, encompassing three inspection roads and one jacking road. The new facility would raise worker comfort levels, improve safety and functionality, reduce manual handling and have the capacity to service 66 six-car train sets.

The site presented significant constraints including hard rock, heritage grasses, an adjoining sensitive creek, space limitations and one-way rail access. It was also one of only two listed locations in Victoria where European and Aboriginal Heritage occurred together. These issues meant the site required extensive archaeological investigation, as well as sampling and recording of artefacts for work to proceed.

Arcadis managed a specialist team which oversaw all manner of activities that were integral to the project. 

Outcomes

66

six-car train set capacity

50

year expected lifecycle

$2.3M

capital cost saving for the client

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