Rail Infrastructure

Operational Technology Centre

Refurbishment of the Old Drivers Quarters
Project Value $1,293,600

The works under contract was for the Fitout for Sydney Trains-Operational Technology Centre at 75 Railway Parade, Erskineville, NSW 2043.

The Scope of Work for the initiative involves the following streams of work:

Refurbishment of the Old Drivers Quarters (Eveleigh Barracks) 75 Railway Parade, Erskineville, NSW 2043 and relocation of operations staff to newly refurbished centre: Maximise the operational location 75 Railway Parade to allow consolidation of Condition Monitoring Depot, Control Systems Operations, City Offices Depot, Data Switched Network Depot, Passenger Information Depot, Transmission Network Depot and Voice Communications Network Depot into the location.

In addition, support staff such as rostering and supervisory functions were also housed at the consolidated location.

The demolition scope of works involved the removal existing walls, windows, doors, Removal of the existing concrete floor and finishes and fixtures to Male & Female toilets, internal joinery items and the like. Removal of planter boxes, cut & remove asphalt where lift proposed, remove stair handrail, remove timber ramp, remove cleaners sink and visible surfaces.

The scope of works for the main construction phase of the works included but not limited to:  new floor finishes and coverings, windows, doors, Partition and ceilings and associated acoustic works, placement of new screw piers internally for comms/server room  and externally for new ramp, floor tiles, fixtures and fittings to Male and Female toilets, joinery units. Electrical, Security, Fire, Mechanical and Hydraulic services. The supply and installation of new workstations and furniture. Painting to existing and new surfaces, doors and windows. There were numerous areas of the project that required extensive modification in accordance with the design scope; these included new openings into brickwork for an external lift new external concrete ramp and stairs.


Central Station LED Lighting

Platform LED Light Fittings and Tube Replacement 
Project Value $2,200,000

Central Railway Station consisted of the removal and disposal of existing fluorescent light fittings to platforms 1-23 at central station and replace them with an energy efficient high intensity LED system.

Following the success of Central Station we were awarded a variation under the contract to compete the same scope of work at Strathfield, Burwood and St Leonards stations.

Our work on these stations set the benchmark for works being undertaken under the Sydney Trains Station Refresh Program for which we ultimately completed $8.9M worth of work in an 8 month period.

Our work on these stations set the benchmark for works being undertaken under the Sydney Trains Station Refresh Program for which we have been awarded Hornsby ($3.1mil), Liverpool ($1mil) and Cabramatta ($700K) Stations.

Central Station Heritage Building Works

Sandstone cleaning and minor building works
Project Value $1,012,000

The works under contract included the Sandstone Rejuvenation work and miscellaneous building works to the Central Station facades on Eddy Ave and Elizabeth St.

Main Construction repair works were as follows but not limited to: Sandstone cleaning, raking out joints and repoint, sandstone repairs & patching, repairs to termite ridden & damaged shopfronts, removal of chewing gum off walkways on Eddy avenue, paint aluminium shopfronts on Pitt street, install bird proofing where required, reinstate heritage signs and features, remove, refresh and reinstate vents and grilles, remove illuminated signs and carry out glazing repairs to shops 480 – 488 Pitt Street.

Significant portions of the work were completed out of normal working hours to accommodate the high levels of traffic at central Station.


Railcorp SCADA & Signals Offices

Construction of New Office & Storage Facility with Carpark
Project Value $1,500,000

SCADA & Signals Offices consist of the construction a new office and warehouse building including a new car park facility.

The construction of the new building is slab on ground, structural steel structure with glazing and metal cladding externally. Internal scope of work includes acoustic plasterboard walls, grid ceilings, detailed joinery, wall & floor tiling, vinyl and carpet, workstations and furniture and typical services trades including electrical, communications, hydraulic, mechanical, security, access control and fire services.

External works consist of concrete paving, bitumen carpark and extensive storm water control including water detention system.

Significant challenges associated with the project surrounded the nearby train line requiring our team to co-ordinate these works safely and in compliance with Railcorp’s strict safety systems when working on or around active train lines.

“Momentum Built’s proactive approach to providing solutions to ongoing design issues has been essential in ensuring the project is completed on time to the level of quality Railcorp expects. We look forward to extending our working relationship with Momentum Built on upcoming projects.”

John Cheyney – Railcorp Project Manager

Other Rail Projects

  • Granville Office Fitout – $300k office fitout
  • Berowra Train Station – $350k toilet refurbishment
  • Flemington Maintenance Centre – $230k warehouse extension
  • West Ryde Train Station – $325k Miscellaneous maintenance works
  • Hornsby Maintenance Centre – $160k Ceiling acoustic treatment for John Holland
  • Wynyard Train Station Substation Refurbishment – $50k substation refurbishment
  • Valley Heights Locomotive Depot – $450k New retaining walls and civil works
  • Beecroft Station – $120k Refurbishment of stations equipment room
  • Lithgow Station Train Crew Amenities upgrade – $180K Refurbishment of existing station platform building
  • Lift Upgrades to 5 stations – $269k Lift upgrades to Minto, Holsworthy, Casula, Carlton and Summer Hill
  • Gordon Station Car Park – $217k Car park refurbishment and resurfacing works at Gordon Station
  • Glenfield Centre of Excellence – $363k Retaining Wall and Network Base Pedestrian Access Footpath
  • St James and Museum Station – $291k Replace and install BCA compliant egress gates, electrical and security wiring and remedial works to existing fencing
  • Knapsack and Warrimoo – $231k Erosion Protection for Sectioning Huts
  • Gordon Station – 274k Multistory Car Park Traffic Barriers Upgrade Works