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Assignment 1.
29 October 2012
Michael McCormick
Index page………… 1. Project- South West Rail Link
Principal- Transport Projects Department NSW
Contractor- John Holland Pty Ltd

2. Introduction to the Project
The South West Rail Link includes a major upgrade of the Glenfield Station and interchange and a new twin track passenger rail line from Glenfield to Leppington via Edmondson Park. Transport for NSW is delivering the project on behalf of the NSW Government. John Holland has been appointed to design and Construct the project between Glenfield south and Leppington.
The project will provide: * A new rail line between the existing rail corridor at Glenfield and the new Train Stabling Facility at Rosmore including tracks, embankments, cuttings, bridges and culverts. * New railway stations at Edmondson Park and Leppington including commuter car parks.
The project civil scope involves the construction of: 1. 11.4 km of new rail line 2. There are seven underbridges to carry the rail line over the road 3. There are 5 over bridges to carry the rail line under the road. 4. 23 box culvert crossings 5. 2 stations 6. 1 stabling yard that holds 20 train sets (cars each) 7. 1 million cubic metres of cut fill earthworks 8. Retaining walls and soil nail walls to the cut areas 9. … cubic metres of concrete 10. …. Tonnes of reinforcing steel 11. An overhead viaduct 600m long at Cowpasture Rd.
The work force currently employed directly on site by John Holland is 210 be engineers, supervisor and direct workforce. There are approximately a further 800 workforce employed by the subcontractors carrying out the works. There were also some 200 designers, engineers and draughts people involved in the design work. 3. Works
In the following I have selected some of the work activities viewed on the…...

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