28 Aug K2RQ – Kingsgrove to Revesby Rail Track Quadruplication
Leighton Contractors Rail Project (project value $790 million)
As part of the Kingsgrove to Revesby Quadruplication (K2RQ) Alliance, is delivering the quadruplication of rail lines between Kingsgrove and Revesby Stations in Sydney. Other partners in the K2RQ Alliance include AECOM, Sinclair Knight Merz, MVM Rail, Ansaldo STS and Transport for NSW as the owner participant.
As the largest development in the NSW Government’s Rail Clearways Program, the K2RQ Alliance project is designed to improve capacity and reliability on the CityRail network through the delivery of two additional rail tracks between Kingsgrove and Revesby. This will separate local and express services operating on the East Hills Line.
As a highly complex project in a live rail environment, detailed planning and rigorous implementation is required to deliver the project safely and efficiently.
Melrose Cranes & Rigging were the contracted crane supplier to this project and utilised our full fleet of cranes to assist project construction and completion, involving the removal and replacement of 10 x major rail bridges during possession weekends, new rail substations, portal installation and all general crane requirements.