Rail Projects

Perth to Mandura Rail Link
Client: Rail Link Joint Venture

Project Description
RLJV - Rail Link Joint Venture between John Holland (65%), Macmahon Holdings (25%) & Multiplex (10%), and major sub-contractor O'Donnell Griffin was the construction of a new 70km southern railway line from Perth City to Mandurah, including 70km of double track and signalling and communications systems between Perth and Mandurah.

blueVisions' Role

  • Undertake design review & provide site supervision
  • Develop the master project schedule for all phases of all projects
  • Worked with the project team to develop, update and monitor a master programme of all project schedules
  • Worked with the team to facilitate development of their schedule so that it is aligned with the agreed delivery strategy
  • Weekly updating of the schedule
  • Chaired weekly co-ordination meetings to discuss and minute project progress related issues and actions raised
  • Facilitated weekly 2 week look-ahead meetings to drill into more detail particularly when nearing the commissioning phase of the project
  • Performing detailed programming (30 minute intervals for weekend possession cut-over), supplemented by morning and afternoon daily coordination and progress meeting with all parties involved.

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