THE CITY'S PIONEERING LIGHT RAIL SYSTEM
Written on the 6 June 2011
RAPID Transit Project director Tim Poole (pictured) explains the selection process with GoldLinQ and how it will deliver the city’s $1 billion pioneering light rail system.
The Rapid Transit Project will transform the face of the Gold Coast, which will boast the most modern public transport system in the country.
GoldLinQ at a glance
• Downer EDI provides comprehensive design engineering, infrastructure and asset management services to the transport, energy and resources sectors, supported by its various specialist divisions.
• Bombardier Transportation Australia is the Australian subsidiary of Bombardier Inc, a world leader in the design, build, operations and maintenance of sustainable rail transport systems. It operates in more than 60 countries on five continents and has supplied more than 2400 light rail vehicles worldwide.
• McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) is an established engineering and construction organisation servicing the transport, utilities and social infrastructure industries with design, civil and building capabilities. Operating in more 26 countries across Africa, Australasia and the Pacific region and the Middle East.
• Plenary Group is an independent public private partnership business. The business invests in, develops and operates public infrastructure over the long term. With a team of professionals across Australia, Canada and Singapore, Plenary Group focuses solely on PPPs and plays an active ongoing role in each project.