Craigieburn Train Maintenance Facility
Location Melbourne, Victoria
Overview The $65m Craigieburn Train Maintenance Facility is currently being constructed by John Holland under a design and construct contract for the Department of Transport. It will include a train maintenance facility, train wash, stabling roads (for overnight storage), a jacking road, substations, an amenities building and carpark, overhead wires, track, signalling and communications.
Description The Craigieburn train maintenance facility is to be located at the Craigieburn Stabling Yard. The yard is located approximately 30 km north of the CBD, adjacent to Hume Highway/Sydney Road.
Upon completion of the new facility, Craigieburn stabling yard will become home to one of the largest and most modern train maintenance facilities in Australia, including stabling roads, a train wash facility, and a jacking road for train maintenance works. There will also be an amenities building onsite for train drivers and maintenance staff and sub stations.
The Craigieburn train maintenance facility works includes the following:
- A maintenance Building housing three inspection roads, a lift road, tools store, back shop, bogie storage, staff amenities, rail tracks and overhead electrification, lifting, crainage and turntable systems, castellated key interlocking systems, access Platforms, building services (mechanical, electrical, CCTV, hydraulic, fire, communication and success control services) and facility plant equipment
- Ancillary Works consisting of a gate house, fencing and security, roads, hardstand areas, car parking and pedestrian walk ways, landscaping, acceleration and deceleration lanes and associated works on Sydney road, rail tracks, signalling and overhead electrifications, fire services, rain water harvesting.