Joe Wagner Group was engaged to provide plant and operators for the lowering of heritage-listed railway tunnels between Toowoomba and Granchester.
- 17,382 hours of machine hire
- 18,266 man hours
- Involvement in 13 x 24/7 shutdowns, the longest being 13 days
- Work on 5 to 6 work-fronts at any one time
- Detailed excavation, rock excavation and excavation for drainage
The project required compliance with QR safety systems including working within the rail corridor.
Strict environmental and heritage constraints were adhered to, and there were no serious safety, environmental, quality or heritage issues over the period. The project was completed ahead of schedule.