Gautrain Rapid Rail Link:  Package DD5A:  Depots and Package DD5B:  Civil Works

Package DD5A

Preliminary and Detail Design of the Main Train Depot including marshalling and stabling yard (site area 19,75 ha) and Bus Depot at Midrand as well as the Pretoria Satellite Bus Depot (site area 8,05 ha).

Train Depot

Guardhouse – 55 m2

Waste Collection Facility

Access Roads

Office buildings – 2290 m2

Parking Areas - 7405 m2

Stabling Yard

Workshop – maintenance building 7000 m2

UPS & Back-up Generator Supply

Under Car Wash Facility

Utility buildings – 345 m2

Train Wash Platforms

Landscaping & Fencing

Plant Room  - 60 m2

Sanding Facility

Retention Ponds & Drainage

Bus Depot

Guardhouse – 55 m2

Waste Collection Facility- 110 m2

Under car Bus Wash Facility

Office buildings – 1505 m2

Parking Areas – 5275 m2 (block paving)

Landscaping & Fencing

Workshop – maintenance building 4370 m2

Fuel Bay – 590 m2

UPS & Back Up Generator Supply

Hardstand Buses – 41890 m2 (concrete)

Wash Bay 670 m2

Retention Pond & Drainage

Canteen & Restroom - 620 m2

Access Roads


Package DD5B

Preliminary and Detail Design of the Mainline from Marlboro to Rooihuiskraal Interchange (21km of 80km).

  • Earthworks and track alignment, Drainage, 31 Bridges, 1 Viaduct & Location of wayside furniture
  • Civil and Structural for electrical wayside equipment
  • Road / Intersection upgrades
  • Environmental design requirements and criteria.
  • Geological and geotechnical services required for the detail design
  • Quantity surveying services for the procurement of contracts.
  • Relocation of services:  Water, Sewer, Telkom, Rand Water, Electrical, Eskom
  • Civil and Structural for electrical wayside equipment on above ground sections of GRRL (80km).
Name of Associated Firm(s) if any:
  • LCA Project Development - Architects - Depot
  • MdP Quantity Surveyors - Quantity Surveyors - Depot 
  • JP Partnership - Mechanical Engineers - Depot       
  • Parsons Brinkerhoff, UK - Depot Planning
  • Veld du Toit Inc - Electrical Engineers – Depot
  • Ndodana Consulting Engineers - Depot Building Structures