Projects / Landscape Design

Craigieburn Train Maintenance Facility
Melbourne, Australia

Department of Transport, Victoria
Architecture, Landscape Design

As part of the Department of Transport's upgrade of rail services in Victoria, HBO+EMTB was commissioned to design the Craigieburn Train Maintenance Facility & Stabling Yard (CTMF) on Melbourne's Northern outskirts.

The 1.2 hectare facility is the largest of its kind in Australia housing up to 25 trains.  The project scope included track work, signalling, overhead line design, maintenance roads, bogie pits, train roof access, overhead cranes, tools store, mobile equipment, open yard storage, parking, roads, security, landscaping and staff accommodation.

HBO+EMTB also provided landscape design services for the project which included landscaping of the warehouse facility, office buildings, staff amenities, parking, roads, with indigenous species to complement the endangered grassland habitat.