European Train Control System (ETCS)—Inner City

Building Queensland finalised its first Business Case for ETCS—Inner City and presented it to government in May 2016. The Queensland Government subsequently committed full funding of $634.3 million to the project over the next eight years as part of its 2016–17 Budget commitments. Based on an existing European model, the project consists of an in-cab signaling control and automatic train protection system that guards against train collisions and over-speed derailment. The ETCS—Inner City project will also benefit Cross River Rail.

View the European Train Control System (ETCS)—Inner City Cost Benefit Analysis summary.

All Completed Business Cases

Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade

The Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade is a proposed new 3.8-kilometre road bypass to the east of the Captain Cook Highway between Yorkeys Knob Road roundabout and McGregor Road roundabout north of Cairns.

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Beerburrum to Nambour Rail Upgrade Project

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

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Paradise Dam Options Assessment

The Paradise Dam Options Assessment responds to the Queensland Government’s request for  Building Queensland to assess and report on long-term options to ensure water security for the region for future economic growth and to maintain community safety.

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