The Cross River Rail has reached a milestone, naming the shortlisted companies for two of it’s largest packages of work.
Cross River Rail released its procurement and delivery strategy last year, opening expressions of interest registrations for the Tunnel, Stations and Development Public Private Partnership (PPP) and the Rail, Integration and Systems Alliance in September 2017.
The PPP package includes underground elements of the project, over station development at Albert Street, and brownfield rail surface works.
The companies shortlisted for the PPP are:
- Pulse, comprising a CIMIC Group-led consortium that includes its subsidiary Pacific Partnerships, CPB Contractors, UGL, BAM, Ghella and DIF
- Qonnect, comprising QIC, Capella Capital, Lendlease, John Holland and Bouygues
- CentriQ Partnerships, comprising Plenary Group, ACCIONA, GS Engineering & Construction, Salini Impregilo and Spotless Group.
The scope of the Alliance package EOI covers delivery of rail systems and surface works as well as integration of the project into the Queensland Rail network.
The companies shortlisted for the Alliance package are:
- River City Alliance, comprising Laing O’Rourke, GHD, Aurecon and SYSTRA Scott Lister
- Unity Alliance, comprising CPB Contractors, UGL, Jacobs and AECOM.
The Cross River Rail will connect the northern and southern rail networks in Brisbane CBD and add four new high-capacity inner city stations.
The link will run 10.2 km from Dutton Park to Bowen Hills, with 5.9 km of the tunnel situated beneath the Brisbane River and CBD.
For more information visit the Cross River Rail website.
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