Trip Service Facility – Rio Tinto

FIRM Construction constructed Rio Tinto’s trip facilities including a locomotive warehouse and refuelling facilities (78m long x 17m wide x 8m high); installation of eight diesel fuel tanks; pipe reticulation and bridge; oily water separator and evaporation pond (volume: 4,940kL). 

  • Type:
  • Value:
  • Location:
  • Rail
  • $36.3M
  • Cape Lambert, Pilbara region

Working Over Live Rail

The project team constructed the 65 metre piping and services bridge across a live rail line. The pre-fabricated bridge was installed in four sections during a three hour shutdown.

New Locomotive Shed


Internal View of the Locomotive Shed

Bridge Structure for Maintenance Access

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