North East Railway Line – Track Resurfacing & New Ballast
The $235 million North East Line Upgrade will enable improved train services for passengers and allow VLocity trains to run to Albury/Wodonga for the first time.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is delivering the project, which includes:
Track resurfacing, New ballast, New underground wires, Drainage improvements, Bridge upgrades, Mud-hole removal, backup and solar power supplies and smoother track surface.
The project will upgrade the line from Melbourne to Albury/Wodonga to a Victorian Class 2 performance standard, bringing it into line with other parts of Victoria’s regional rail network.
Delivering new modern VLocity trains for the standard gauge line.
CDR is providing geotechnical testing throughout the corridor to a number of contractors, including the principal contractor. These works required a number of contractors to work closely together within a high-profile location and to tight deadlines.