Major Contract

Cross River Rail - New Gold Coast Stations


As part of the Cross River Rail project three new stations will be delivered on the existing Gold Coast Line at Pimpama, Hope Island, and Merrimac. 

The new stations will feature:

  • onsite parking and passenger drop-off facilities
  • connections to pedestrian and cycle paths
  • accessible features such as parking, wayfinding signage and platform access
  • integration with the current public transport network and improvements to nearby intersections, and
  • lighting and CCTV throughout the car park and station

All three stations will be delivered via a collaborative Design and Construct contract model.

Key Dates

Feb 2023 Contract Award: Pimpama Station
Mar 2023 Construction Commencement
Jul 2023 Contract Award: Hope Island and Merrimac Stations

Funding contributions

Queensland Government

The Queensland Government confirmed $500 million of funding in the June 2023-24 State Budget, including $352 million for the years 2023-24 to 2026-27.


Procuring Agency: Transport and Main Roads
Successful Tenderer: ADCO Constructions - Pimpama station. Acciona Georgiou Joint Venture (AGJV) - Hope Island station. Fulton Hogan - Merrimac station.
Procurement note:

The AGJV is the main works contractor delivering the Coomera Connector Stage 1 - North project, adjacent to the Hope Island Station site. 

Related contracts:
Station design
Successful Tenderer - GHD & GHDWoodhead


Jan 2021 Early works commence for the new Merrimac station.
Mar 2022 Expressions of Interest opened for design and construction of Pimpama station.
Aug 2022 ROI released for design and construction of Merrimac Station.
Sep 2022 ACCIONA Georgiou Joint Venture (AGJV) awarded Early Contractor Involvement contract to deliver the Hope Island Station.
Feb 2023 ADCO Construction awarded contract to design and construct the Pimpama station.
Mar 2023 Major construction commences on Pimpama station.
Jul 2023 Acciona Georgiou Joint Venture awarded design and construct contract for Hope Island station. Fulton Hogan awarded design and construct contract for Merrimac station.
Aug 2023 Early works commenced for the new Hope Island station.
Oct 2023 Early works commence for the new Pimpama station.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Queensland |