Creating a world-class,
sustainable, city changing,
integrated light rail system for
the Gold Coast

Linking light rail to Helensvale

Stage 2 of the Gold Coast light rail is a 7.3 kilometre light rail link between Parkwood and Helensvale.

This extension will provide a seamless connection with heavy rail, providing a world-class integrated public transport solution for residents and visitors. It will provide a one-transfer journey between the CBDs of Queensland’s two largest cities – Gold Coast and Brisbane.

In August 2015 the Queensland Government announced a preferred route for Stage 2 running from Helensvale heavy rail station adjacent to the Gold Coast Line, then adjacent to the Smith Street Motorway to connect with Stage 1 at the Gold Coast University Hospital light rail station.

GoldLinQ conducted a procurement process for Stage 2 and in March 2016 CPB Contractors was announced as the preferred design and construction partner with contracts finalised in April ahead of major construction commencing mid-year. 

Industry Information Session - Tues 28 June 2016

CPB Contractors is committed to supporting the local construction industry and want to hear from Gold Coast suppliers and subcontractors that are interested in working with us on this exciting project, including those who previously registered their interest in November 2015.

A special industry information evening will be held at the Southport Sharks Event Centre on Tuesday 28 June at 6pm.

A list of proposed construction tender packages will be provided on the evening. To register your attendance and your company details, email gclrstage2@cpbcon.com.au or 1800 425 799.

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Stage 2 is:


A 7.3 kilometre connection from heavy rail to light rail.

An 11 minute trip from Helensvale station to Gold Coast University Hospital station.

Convenient for commuters with two park ‘n’ ride facilities, providing an additional 400 parks at Helensvale station and 1000 parks at Parkwood station.

Linking the Gold Coast and Brisbane by rail like never before.

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