Riverina Intermodal Freight and Logistics Hub

Australia, NSW
Lycopodium is completing a detailed Track and Civil Design for the Riverina Intermodal Freight and Logistics Hub (RIFL). The RIFL is an under-construction dry port in the northern Wagga Wagga suburb of Bomen, adjacent to the Main Southern railway line.

A significant regional centre, Wagga Wagga is in the Riverina region of NSW located centrally between Sydney and Melbourne. A location that offers excellent access to all state capital cities, from Brisbane to Adelaide.

The Riverina Intermodal Freight and Logistics (RIFL) Hub is capitalising on this excellent location, by improving rail and road connection between Wagga Wagga and its position on the important Sydney to Melbourne rail line as well as the future Inland Rail Line.

Lycopodium were engaged to complete a detailed Track and Civil Design of the Precinct including:

  1. Design and preparation of plans for ARTC standards suitable for the construction of the Master rail siding.
  2. Design of alignment, ballast, formation and on formation drainage.
  3. Liaison and coordination with ARTC during design phase for all required approvals.
  4. Design phases / ARTC Milestones:
    • Concept Design
    • Detailed Design
    • Issue for Construction Design
    • Works as Executed.

Key elements of the project within Lycopodium’s Design Scope include:

  • 55,000 cubic metres of bulk earthworks to be excavated.
  • 22,000 cubic metres of structural fill material to be spread, levelled and compacted.
  • 7,800 cubic metres of ballast to be imported.
  • 6,800 sleepers to be installed.
  • 9,000m of rail to be procured.
  • 34 culvert cells to be installed.
  • Installation of two turnouts and two sets of catchpoints.
  • 5 level crossings to be commissioned

Construction will commence in August 2021 with commissioning to be in February 2022.

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