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Current Projects

Melba & Western Lines Track Works

Project: Re-sleepering and re-railing of track sections
Contractor: VEC Civil Engineering Pty Ltd
Completion Date: June 2017

Works will involve replacement of:

  • Approximately 48,000 sleepers
  • Approximately 30km of rail

Contractor is supplying own tamper / ballast regulator Timetabled rail traffic will be maintained during the works TasRail will supply all materials, including ballast.

Commencement date: December 2015

Coastal Erosion & Landslips


Project: Monitor sections of the rail corridor which may be subject to failure due to subsidence, slips or erosion.
Consulting Engineers: GHD Pty Ltd
Coastal Erosion Monitoring by: PDA Surveyors

Clarendon Bridge


Project: Repainting & repair of rail bridge (KPS 187.64)
Contractor: ABC Pty Ltd
Commencement Date: October 2016
Completion Date: February 2017

Track Geometry Monitoring Equipment


Project: Design, manufacture and supply wagon mounted containerised track geometry monitoring system
Supplier: Pacific Real Time Pty Ltd
Commissioning Date: October 2017

Removal of Rail Defects


Project: Rectification of known rail defects on Western, Bell Bay, Fingal, South Lines and Derwent Valley Line (to Boyer).
Contractor: NuGroup Rail Solutions Pty Ltd
Completion Date: Ongoing to 2019

Level Crossing Updates ( 2 )


Project: Upgrade 11 level crossings – Burnie yard and Melba Line
Contract: Gradco
Works Commence: December 2016
Completion Date: March 2017