• Core Capabilities
  • Light Rail
  • Metro Rail
  • Freight & Heavy Haul
  • Maintenance Facilities
  • Specialist Rail

 

1. Complete "one stop shop" solutions for major projects:

    • Design & construction of turnkey tram & light rail network projects
    • Design & construction of turnkey heavy rail (passengers, freight and heavy haul) network projects
    • Design & construction of turnkey metro rail network projects
    • Design & construction of turnkey of heavy and light rail maintenance facilities including general maintenance, tram and train washing facilities, complete depots and stabling yards
    • Joint Ventures for the design & construction of complete signalling and traction power systems for both heavy and light rail networks
    • Passenger facilities for both heavy and light rail network projects
    • Design & construction of rail-road grade separations.

2. Diversity in the construction and maintenance of base work rail services, projects and specialist activities:

    • Heavy and light rail track construction, renewal, upgrade, re-slippering, passing loops and turnouts
    • Rail maintenance facilities works
    • Works on heritage and contaminated sites
    • Heavy and light rail track maintenance works
    • Signalling and traction power upgrade works
    • Rail stations, tram platforms and train structures works
    • Specialist projects involving short-term occupations that require military precision in terms of planning and logistics, as well as speed of construction.

3. Project performance enhancing capabilities and key differentiators:

    • Rail safe working practice and rolling stock operator accreditations
    • Client and stakeholder engagement and open communications
    • Collaborative contracting mindset
    • Focused on the whole of life and integrated project solutions
    • Value adding provider through value engineering, value for money approach, creation of innovative solutions and application of lessons learnt
    • Self-performance to minimise any unnecessary mark-ups on mark-ups and risk on risk contingencies
    • Operating since 1995, we maintain the only full time, light rail crew in Australia
    • Efficient high performance teams sustaining a continuous improvement culture
    • Corporate culture that enables a conflict free project and contract environment, with integration of people, systems and experience based on lessons learnt and innovation, cultural alignment and integrity
    • In-house capacity to undertake civil, mechanical and electrical works, with the ability to share resources across the Geotech Group
    • Our safety record over the last three years with no lost-time injuries
    • Very experienced in works in metropolitan environments requiring project delivery under short street occupation and minimised interruptions to public and rail operations
    • Whole of life approach, functionality and quality, project risks minimisation and opportunities realisation
    • Robust and proven project integrated management systems
    • Coleman Rail is a specialist contractor with the largest portfolio of successfully delivered upgrade and renewal depot and light rail projects in Australia
    • For the past 13 years, Coleman Rail has been Yarra Trams' major contractor for Melbourne's ongoing depots and tram track renewal /upgrade programs
    • Coleman Rail and the whole Geotech Group have never had any industrial relations problems and have never lost any time on any project by way of industrial relations related issues
    • Long-term sustainability of the team – we achieve long term staff retention through strategies to enhance staff commitment and enjoyment. This allows us to offer qualified teams with an impressive collective successful project track record.
    • Surety of resources – at Group level we have a strong blue & white collar workforce of more than 500, allowing us to be responsive to changing circumstances and to resource additional requirements immediately
    • We are not locked into fixed and rigid formulas, structures and corporate restrictions, allowing us to deliver market-leading cost and resource efficiency.

 

Capability

 

Reference Projects

Tram Track Renewal

  • Melbourne Tram Track Renewal Program

Design & construction of light rail, tram track and passenger facilities

  • Glenelg Tramway Infrastructure Upgrade
  • Glenelg Tramline Extension
  • Docklands Drive Tram line Extension
  • Collins Street Tram Platforms

Reconstruction of light rail, tram track and passenger facilities

  • Domain Interchange
  • St Kilda Road Tram Track Renewal
  • Luna Park Tram Track Renewal

Renewal of complex tram track specialist works in short occupations

  • Victoria Parade Junction
  • Balaclava Junction

Construction of substations and OHW

  • Glenelg Tramway Infrastructure Upgrade
  • Glenelg Tramline Extension
  • Royal Park Substation

 

 

 

Capability

 

Reference Projects

Design & construction of passenger facilities

  • Elizabeth, Evanston and Chidda Stations
  • Craigieburn Station Up Platform
  • Frankston Terminal Upgrade
  • Craigieburn Stabling Yard
  • Brighton Beach Sidings
  • Adelaide Rail Revitalisation
  • Regional Rail Link WPA, City–North Melbourne
  • Regional Rail Link WPB, City–Maribyrnong River
  • Craigieburn Crossovers & Track Upgrade
  • Tottenham Slew
  • Craigieburn to Broadmeadows 3 Minute Headway
  • Regional Rail Link WPA, City–North Melbourne
  • Regional Rail Link WPB, City–Maribyrnong River
  • Tonsley Line Signalling Reconstruction
  • Springvale Grade Separation Enabling Works
  • Northern Substations
  • Craigieburn Mainline Electrification
  • Regional Rail Link WPA, City–North Melbourne
  • Regional Rail Link WPB, City–Maribyrnong River
  • Officer Road Underpass

Construction of electrified stabling and servicing yards

  • Craigieburn Stabling Yard
  • Brighton Beach Sidings

Construction and reconstruction of mainline track

  • Adelaide Rail Revitalisation
  • Regional Rail Link WPA, City–North Melbourne
  • Regional Rail Link WPB, City–Maribyrnong River
  • Craigieburn Crossovers & Track Upgrade
  • Tottenham Slew

Construction and reconstruction of mainline signalling system

  • Craigieburn to Broadmeadows 3 Minute Headway
  • Regional Rail Link WPA, City–North Melbourne
  • Regional Rail Link WPB, City–Maribyrnong River
  • Tonsley Line Signalling Reconstruction
  • Springvale Grade Separation Enabling Works

Construction of substations and OHLE

  • Northern Substations
  • Craigieburn Mainline Electrification
  • Regional Rail Link WPA, City–North Melbourne
  • Regional Rail Link WPB, City–Maribyrnong River

Design & construction of rail road grade separation

  • Officer Road Underpass

Capability

 

Reference Projects

Construction of stabling facilities

  • Bendigo Regional Stabling
  • Antienne to Grasstree Duplication
  • Marrangaroo Tunnel
  • Beaufort Flood Culverts
  • Broken River Bridge
  • Melbourne Freight Terminal Upgrade
  • Dynon Freight Terminal Upgrade
  • Moolabin Terminal Upgrade

Construction of track and passing loops

  • Antienne to Grasstree Duplication

Construction and modification of structures

  • Marrangaroo Tunnel
  • Beaufort Flood Culverts
  • Broken River Bridge

Construction of rail terminals and intermodal terminals

  • Melbourne Freight Terminal Upgrade
  • Dynon Freight Terminal Upgrade
  • Moolabin Terminal Upgrade

 

Capability

 

Reference Projects

Design & construction of light rail vehicle maintenance facilities

  • Bendigo Regional Stabling
  • Antienne to Grasstree Duplication
  • Marrangaroo Tunnel
  • Beaufort Flood Culverts
  • Broken River Bridge
  • Melbourne Freight Terminal Upgrade
  • Dynon Freight Terminal Upgrade
  • Moolabin Terminal Upgrade

Construction of train maintenance and provisioning facilities

  • South Dynon Train Maintenance Facility
  • Craigieburn Train Wash Plant
  • Craigieburn Underfloor Wheel Lathe
  • Epping Elevated Roads

Installation of specialist equipment

  • Southbank Automatic Wheel Measuring System

 

Capability

 

Reference Projects

Tie renewal

  • North West & Hunter Valley Tie Renewal

Rerailing

  • Blackwater & Goonyella Rerailing
  • Queensland Rail Metro Rerailing

Transom renewal

  • Oaklands Bridge Transom Renewal

Turnout refurbishment & renewal

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Maintenance and track certification services

  • Queensland Minor Works (Redbank/Orrocon/Onesteel, etc.)
  • Kooragang Stacker/Reclaimer Rails

Crane and heavy machine rail installation

  • Townsville Port Inner Harbour Expansion Crane Rails
  • Smorgon Steel Crane Rail Renewal

Geotech Group Youtube

  • Port River Passenger Rail Bridge
  • Domain Interchange Upgrade
  • Tonsley Junction Upgrade
  • Victoria Parade Junction