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Adelaide Railway Station has reopened following a month-long closure for vital upgrade works.

The programme of improvements was part of the region’s Rail Revitalisation project.

Upgrades completed include:

  • New masts and gantries have been installed to hold the electric wires that will power the new electric trains from Seaford (formerly Noarlunga)
  • Tamping machine used to compact the ballast and create a solid foundation for the tracks, which is fundamental to ride quality for the rail cars
  • Drainage improvements
  • Inside the station there are new toilets, upgraded escalators, and work on a new air-conditioning system is still underway
  • Main junction has been upgraded (Nairne Junction) with new sleepers, steelwork and ballast

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