Light Rail Consultants Projects

LRC is a leading engineering consulting firm that provides project design and management services to all sectors of the rail industry within Australia and New Zealand.

LRC has a unique advantage within the market due to our professional staff of highly trained and experienced rail consultants. We are focused on safety and client satisfaction above all else and our ultimate aim is to have a positive impact on both railway systems and the communities they serve.


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Spencer St. Intersections

Period: 2010-2011
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent: Redesign and upgrade the Overhead infrastructure at Bourke St, Collins St & Flinders St intersections, minimising the number of span wires.

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Bridge Road

Period: 2010
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent: Trolley wire redesign and renewal due to the replacement of tracks. General network upgrade and improvement, minimising support positions.

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Spring-Collins & Flinders

Period: 2010
Client: GHD
Extent: Detail design of the Overhead network utilising elastic suspension. Included construction specification and full material schedules.

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South Bank Depot

Period: 2010
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent: Improve and upgrade Overhead wiring system incorporating elastic suspension and minimising the number of span wires.

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William-Flinders-Market

Period: 2010
Client: SKM
Extent: Pole relocation and general improvement of Overhead network. Detail design included structure positioning and conductor profiling.

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Brunswick, Essendon, Kew & Malvern, Glen Huntly Depots

Period: 2010
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent: Detail design of the integrated Overhead network introducing a new overhead system. Included material schedules and construction specification; Conducting site inspections to identify user requirement issues and service conflicts; Working with the supplier and obtaining information on installation; Community consultation on Glen Huntly Depot; Tackling design challenges including unfavourable site conditions, tight yard layouts, pole loading, limited land availability for the new stabling and the existing allied infrastructure; Liaison with multiple stake holders during preliminary and final construction stages.

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Harbour-Esplanade (Footscray)

Period: 2008-2010
Client: GHD
Extent: Design and utilisation of elastic suspension requiring both dual and pantograph operation. Involved boom tube arrangement and curve design.


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High St – Route 86 – Phase 2

Period: 2011
Client:GHD
Extent: Redesign and upgrade the Overhead wiring at High St (Northcote), utilising an auto tension system and improving the overall network.

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Travancore – Mt Alexander Rd

Period: 2011
Client:Cardno
Extent: Complete redesign of the Overhead infrastructure due to road and footpath changes incorporating an auto tension system.

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Queensbridge Feeder & Track Design

Period: 2011
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent: Design the aerial tram feeder relocation to underground. Improve OHW system and upgrade the electrical network with minimum cost.

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Clyde Rd. Railway Level Crossing

Period: 2011
Client: Coffey Rail
Extent: Upgrade the Overhead wiring system and pole relocation due to the widening of the crossing road while improving the general Overhead system. .

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Spencer St. Intersections

Period: 2010-2011
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent: Redesign and upgrade the Overhead infrastructure at Bourke St, Collins St & Flinders St intersections, minimising the number of span wires.


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Domain Interchange

Period: 2012
Client: GHD
Extent: Overhead wiring elastic system. Track Independent Checker. Track, traffic signalling & OH interface. Construction staging. Including a 3D models and perspective.

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Regional Rail Link Package A independent review

Period: 2012
Client: Activate
Extent: Independently review the complete Overhead design work for Regional Rail Link Package A.

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Victoria Harbour Extension

Period: 2012
Client: GHD
Extent: Extension of 315m Track and Overhead. Including scissor crossing. Clearance checking and terminus design.

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Derby-Princesses-Waverley

Period: 2012
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent: Complete redesign and upgrade the existing solid Overhead network to the up-to-date elastic system.

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Gold Coast Rapit Transit

Period: 2012
Client: Macdow
Extent: Producing rail bending details and rail plans for GCRT.

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East Preston Depot upgrade

Period: 2012
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent: Track design Road 1 to 10. Including Rail Plan, Rail Bending diagrams, drainage and track bonding.

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Adelaide-Nth Terrace Track & OH

Period: 2012
Client: Wilko Solution
Extent: Development of options for both track and OH followed by detailed design for a new cross over and converting the single to a double track alignment.
OH design consists of centre poles with boom tube and elastic suspensions.
Horizontal & vertical track alignment.

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Gold Coast Rapit Transit Tender

Period: 2012
Client: Abigroup and Yarra Trams
Extent: Concept design and preparing system design for 13km of light rail GCRT.
Attending final interview with end client Bombardier

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Tram Route 1 Overhead Upgrade

Period: 2012
Client: Yarra Trams
Extent:Detailed design of 8 curves on tram Route 1 to upgrade the existing Overhead system to new elastic system. Also providing technical consultancy services to client regarding trial use of new products.

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