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The Gold Coast Rapid Transit (GCRT) is an ambitious undertaking in one of Australia's most popular destinations.

The first stage of the project provides a thirteen-kilometre light rail link from the Gold Coast University Hospital Health and Knowledge Precinct to Broadbeach South, via the urban centres of Southport and Surfers Paradise. This stage comprises 16 stations, including five transport interchanges and an underground station, as well as associated infrastructure works and ancillary buildings.

GCRT is envisioned as part of a city-changing process for the Gold Coast that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable. The system design has been future proofed, modelled and tested to encourage city building regeneration, enhance the urban environment and revitalise both the light rail corridor and adjacent areas. The GCRT system provides the catalyst for compact, transit-oriented and transit-adjacent development, and the creation of connected, walkable communities.

All project design elements are fully integrated. Stations and walk-up environments have been designed with a ‘whole-of-journey' approach, achieving a seamless transition from street, to platform, to light rail vehicle. User safety and visual transparency have been maximised through compact and efficient planning of the station environments. The stations are designed for the local sub-tropical environment and utilise modular systems while achieving local precinct character.

Architectus is providing city planning, urban design and architectural design services for the project.

GCRT will be built and operated by the GoldLinQ consortium, comprised of Keolis, Downer EDI, McConnell Dowell, Bombardier and Plenary Group.

Project Sheet

Project Summary

Client
GoldLinQ
Location
Gold Coast, Queensland
Floor area
N/A
Completed
2014
Original value
$1billion
Contact

Kevin Carrucan