New rail connection keeps Fonterra tracking

Fonterra Edendale Rail Connection

New rail connection keeps Fonterra tracking

Category

Infrastructure

Client

KiwiRail

Location

Southland

Category
Infrastructure
About This Project

Extension and enhancement of railway access from Fonterra’s Edendale manufacturing site, north through Fonterra land and across SH1, to connect to the existing KiwiRail main north/south line. The connection provides for transport of finished product from Fonterra’s Edendale Dry Goods Store northwards by rail.
Arrow were engaged at the commencement of construction to provide project management support to the Kiwirail team. Arrow’s role included construction coordination, programming, cost and risk management, project interface coordination with Fonterra and Fonterra engaged contractors.

 

Unique Aspects

Working to a tight programme to ensure the rail connection was operational for the coming milk production season. Considerable stakeholder interaction with both KiwiRail and Fonterra.

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