Cross River Rail

The Cross River Rail Business Case provides a rigorous assessment of the challenges and opportunities facing South East Queensland’s rail network.

As directed by the Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, the Business Case can be viewed on our website.

Commercially sensitive information has been removed to protect the state’s commercial position during future project stages.

View the Cross River Rail Business Case in full.

Alternatively, you can view the business case by chapter:

Executive Summary
Chapter 1 – Project background
Chapter 2 – Strategic context
Chapter 3 – Problem
Chapter 4 – Options analysis
Chapter 5 – Reference project
Chapter 6 – Project benefits
Chapter 7 – Economic analysis
Chapter 8 – Policy and legislative framework
Chapter 9 – Public interest considerations
Chapter 10 – Sustainability assessment
Chapter 11 – Risk analysis
Chapter 12 – Financial and delivery options analysis
Chapter 13 – Value creation and sharing assessment
Chapter 14 – Implementation plan
Peer Review – Business Case
Peer Review – Patronage Modelling
Peer Review – Economic Assessment

The Cross River Rail Delivery Authority has been tasked with leading the procurement and delivery of the project.

View the Cross River Rail Cost Benefit Analysis summary.

All Completed Business Cases

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Building Queensland delivered the completed Business Case to government in December 2016.


Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor

Building Queensland completed the detailed business case for the Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor (TEARC) in late 2017.


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