Dry Creek Rail Car Depot Relocation

The project involved the construction of new facilities for Dry Creek Rail Car Depot, a maintenance facility servicing the whole of Adelaide’s suburban rail stock in Dry Creek, and demolition of the existing site in preparation for the construction of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital. Construction included maintenance, cleaning, administration and staff facilities, 8km of ballasted rail and 3km of slab track rail where rail assemblies are elevated on steel columns inside workshop building.

Our involvement

Aquenta was engaged to prepare full construction and project estimates, monitor all project costs through construction reporting regularly on final project costs, prepare recommendations for Contractor payments, assess and advise on variation submissions and agree final account.


Full Estimating and Cost Management Services.

The outcome

Dry Creek Rail Car Depot is now in full operation and ready to receive the anticipated electrified rail stock. The original Adelaide Rail Car Depot site has been cleared and works have commenced on the New Royal Adelaide Hospital.