Caufield Dandenong Level Crossing Removal – Case Study

Client: Keen Edge Construction

About the project: The Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal project comprised the replacement of nine dangerous rail level crossings with five elevated railway stations along one of Melbourne’s busiest transport corridors.
This innovate project transformed an extensive tract of land within Melbourne’s metropolitan zone into a new linear park.

Overview of the project: Cassaform were engaged to provide engineering design, certification, and supply of a modular formwork system to form the realigned section of the Caulfield to Dandenong railway to facilitate the existing level crossing removal.

The Cassaform P300 Modular Formwork System used had to be fast, lightweight, and cost-effective forming 200m sections of a 10,000m segment. Given the speed, z-ties were omitted with bespoke engineering solutions which also provided certainty that works would be within tolerances and to the safety required by both our client and the principal contractor.
The project was completed ahead of schedule to the client’s satisfaction.

Product Used: P300 Modular Formwork System

About the product: The P300 Modular Formwork System is suitable for casting in-situ walls or any vertical structure on site. The P300 Formwork panels are simple, strong, and sturdy. Thanks to their modularity they are suitable both for small medium-size sites and for large projects to build shear walls, retaining walls, shafts, columns, abutments, and piers. Advantages include:

  • Reduces material and outlay, giving you a cost certainty and site efficiency
  • Extremely versatile – can be used for a in different ways with different accessories
  • Can be specially designed for bigger project
  • Personnel can perform all operations on the ground without the need to climb
  • Quick handling/dismantling of panels on-site

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by Kyle Valadon