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Advancing the Rail Industry Queensland Briefing

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Some interesting stuff in this ^ a number of presentations ..

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Rail Industry Briefing | 6 June 2014

slide 71

Network and signalling upgrades

•Outer network stabling sites
-Required to accommodate the expansion of the rollingstock fleet and the projected future growth of the SEQ rail network.
-Will improve the operational efficiency of the rail network by reducing the amount of ‘dead running’ across the network.
-Four confirmed sites: Robina, Banyo, Woombye and Elimbah.
-Construction to commence in 2015 and completed by 2016.
•Signalling upgrades
-European Train Control System Level 2.
-Queensland Rail business case is evolving.
-Review opportunities for funding models to ease the upfront cost with a staged implementation over a 10 year period.

slide 72

Planned activities and studies

•Other planning studies underway including:
-SEQ Capacity Improvement Study, Northern Surface Connection via Mayne Yard, Clapham Stabling & Salisbury to Park Road Infrastructure Requirements and Brisbane to Cairns Rail Line Capacity Improvement.

•Coomera to Helensvale duplication:
-Duplication and signal upgrades on the Gold Coast line.
-Construction anticipated to start in 2014/15 and to be completed by 2018 to support the Commonwealth Games.

slide 74

Linking the rail network

•Beerburrum to Landsborough
-Track duplication between Beerburrum and Landsborough
-Support the future demand for freight rail operations on the North Coast Line
-Detailed design completed
•Gold Coast Rapid Transit Expansion
-Potential link from University to Helensvale
-Preliminary planning and option analysis
-Business case development underway
« Last Edit: October 10, 2014, 02:34:41 PM by ozbob »
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Re: Interesting find ... Advancing the Rail Industry Queensland Briefing
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2014, 02:22:39 PM »
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Re: Interesting find ... Advancing the Rail Industry Queensland Briefing
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2014, 03:10:41 PM »
-European Train Control System Level 2.
-Queensland Rail business case is evolving.
-Review opportunities for funding models to ease the upfront cost with a staged implementation over a 10 year period.


Nice work google!   is there hope?   :P
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Re: Interesting find ... Advancing the Rail Industry Queensland Briefing
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2014, 04:49:04 PM »
Note also that the side show indicates that the QR/ARTC joint study into whether the ARTC will take over management of sections of mainline in Queensland will now be completed 'by this year', meaning 31 December.  The timeline has slipped a little.

 

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