Singleton Rail Track Reconditioning

Client: John Holland Rail

Cost: $100 000

Capability: Civil Works for Rail

Location: Singleton

Duration: 4 days


Track formation reconditioning was required on the Up Main North for 150m, near Singleton within the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Hunter Valley Rail Corridor.

Scope of work:

• 150m track formation reconditioning
• Removal of the existing formation to the nominated design depth and width
• Replacement with new formation, capping, ballast
• Local drainage improvements
• 300m shoulder ballast replacement on adjacent section of track

Highlights and challenges:

As with most rail projects, timing was critical for a successfully completed project. Despite the tight turnaround required, all earthworks were completed within the required 36-hour timeframe