160 persons worked a total of 1,684 hours to complete the works required
over the shutdown weekend and the station was ready and opened for
commuters by Monday morning.
The possession saw the new permanent staircase installed to Platform 1,
complete with handrails, screens and tactiles. Following the successful
installation of the staircase, the temporary footbridge was then
To allow for the works, the elevated work platforms were sequenced around
crane lifts to manage and ensure compliance with Exclusion Zones.
Further detail of the key activities undertaken over the possession
weekend include but weren't limited to:
Installation of canopy roof sheeting, flashings, gutters and soffits
Demolition of the existing stair entry at Platform 2
Commissioning of the new stair entry at Platform 2
Installation of permanent fencing at the Lift 3 bridge entrance
Installation of new station Distribution Board
Various electrical works
Congratulations and thank you to the Gartner Rose staff, Transport for
NSW project team, our subcontractors and suppliers for the successful
utilisation of Possession WE37. Read more about
Waratah Station Upgrade
for Transport for NSW.