UPCOMING WEEKEND WORKS:  Outer Harbor rail line works – Croydon – 09/04/16 – 11/04/16

As part of the Torrens Road to River Torrens Project, there will be a temporary partial closure of the Outer Harbor rail line between Adelaide Station and Woodville Station from Saturday 9 April 2016 until the first service Monday 11 April 2016. 

Works will occur between 2am Saturday 9 April 2016 and 4am Monday 11 April 2016 to commence construction of the retaining wall for the Outer Harbor rail overpass. For safety reasons these activities must be undertaken when trains are not operating.
Works will occur within the rail corridor at three locations:

  • Euston Terrace, Croydon from South Road to the level crossing
  • Day Terrace, Croydon from South Road to the level crossing
  • South Road to Coglin Street, Hindmarsh (south side)

Type of Works

Euston Terrace

Works will include construction of the base for retaining walls for the rail overpass.

Works on Saturday and Sunday will involve trenching works and compaction activities.

Excavators, loaders, light vehicles and compaction equipment will be used to undertake these works.  Mobile lighting towers will be in operation.      

Access to properties will be maintained and there will be no on-street parking during the entire works period.

No tree removals on Euston Terrace will occur during this closure. As previously advised, the T2T Alliance’s intention is to avoid tree removals where possible and will attempt to retain the majority of trees on Euston Terrace during construction of the rail overpass.

Day Terrace
Works will include installation of precast concrete noise walls and vegetation removal along Day Terrace from South Road to Elizabeth Street, Croydon during the day on Saturday 9 April 2016 and Sunday 10 April 2016.
The area will be revegetated once construction of the rail overpass is complete in 2017.
A small crew will be undertaking these works and operating light vehicles and tree lopping equipment. Access to properties will be maintained, however, on-street parking will be restricted in the vicinity of the works.

South Road to Coglin Street, Hindmarsh

Works include preparation for the retaining walls and excavation for a signalling trench.

Traffic Management and Local Road Closures

Euston Terrace will be open to local traffic only from Queen Street, Croydon.

Traffic management will be in place to alert motorists to the changed traffic conditions. Some speed restrictions on South Road in the vicinity of the works area will apply.  Motorists and pedestrians are advised to follow the direction of traffic controllers.

Construction vehicles and equipment will enter and exit the works area via South Road and Princes Street.  Residents on Euston Terrace and Day Terrace can expect to see vehicles moving up and down the streets to undertake the required activities. Where practical, the use of local side streets adjacent to the works area will be avoided.

Substitute Bus Services

Substitute buses will replace trains between Adelaide and Woodville, connecting with trains at Woodville to service all stations to Outer Harbor and Grange.

Timetables are available in real time on the Adelaide Metro website and on signage at affected train stations and substitute bus stops.

For more information about substitute bus services during the Outer Harbor rail line closure, please call the Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108 or visit www.adelaidemetro.com.au

Additional Closures

The April closure is one of a series of closures of the Outer Harbor rail line to prepare for the construction of a rail overpass over the lowered motorway and the South Road surface roads. The scheduled closure dates are:

  • 14 and 15 May 2016
  • 18 and 19 June 2016
  • 2 and 3 July 2016
  • 9 and 10 July 2016
  • 5 and 6 November 2016
  • 2 to 22 January 2017
  • 25 and 26 March 2017

The T2T Alliance will be in touch with adjacent residents shortly to discuss these closures in more detail. For more information click here