Major Contract

Cross River Rail - Rail Integration and Systems Alliance

PROJECT STATUS
Under Delivery
Cross River Rail - Rail Integration and Systems Alliance

The Rail Integration and Systems (RIS) Alliance contract includes:

  • rail civil and electrical works
  • brownfield rail surface works primarily to the north of the tunnel, including the upgrade of Exhibition Station
  • station and a major augmentation of Mayne Yard
  • rail operational systems works
  • rail signalling works and communication, and
  • integration and commission activities.

The RIS contract also includes rebuilding six suburban stations on Brisbane’s southside from Fairfield to Salisbury.

Key Dates

Sep 2017 EOIs Open
Sep 2017 EOIs Close
Mar 2018 Shortlist Announced
Apr 2019 Preferred Bidder Selection
Aug 2019 Contract Award
Jan 2020 Construction Commencement
2025 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Cross River Rail Authority
Shortlist: The River City Alliance, comprising Laing O'Rourke, GHD, Aurecon, SYSTRA Scott Lister; and the Unity Alliance, comprising CPB Contractors, UGL Engineering, Jacobs Group and AECOM.
Successful Tenderer: The Unity Alliance, comprising CPB Contractors, UGL Engineering, Jacobs Group and AECOM.

PROJECT HISTORY

Sep 2017 Expressions of Interest opened for the RIS contract.
Sep 2017 Expressions of Interest closed.
Feb 2018 The Queensland Government announced two consortia had been shortlisted for the works.
Apr 2019 The Queensland Government announced the Unity Alliance as the preferred bidder.
May 2019 Queensland Government announced that the RIS Alliance will also rebuild six suburban stations on Brisbaneā€™s southside from Fairfield to Salisbury.
Aug 2019 Contractual close was reached.
Jan 2020 Construction commenced on the project.
Sector
Rail
Procurement approach
Alliance |
Location
Queensland |
Resources
Project website
Cross River Rail
Project pages
CPB
UGL