Cairns tilt train alliance project: a success story of technical and commercial innovation

The Cairns Tilt Train Project is being implemented on behalf of the Queensland Government, by a Project Alliance organisation consisting of QR and EDI Rail/Walkers (divisions of Downer-EDI). The Cairns Tilt Train project builds on the success of QR's current Rockhampton electric tilt trains designed and built by EDI Rail/Walkers. This development project covers the design, construction, commissioning and introduction into revenue service of these two innovative trains. The project also includes the design and construction of maintenance facility upgrades to QR's existing long distance train servicing facility, as well as some other minor infrastructure alterations. This paper will describe some of the attributes of delivering such a highly innovative end product, within the Alliancing atmosphere. Technical details of the train's design, new systems and passenger features will also be discussed.

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  • Pagination: 13p. ; PDF
  • Monograph Title: Cost efficient railways through engineering: CORE 2002: conference on railway engineering, November 10-13 2002, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Accession Number: 01532105
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 29 2014 11:55AM