“It’s full steam forward as we proceed one other cracking yr of Cross River Rail building.”
Bailey stated work on the mechanical and electrical parts within the accomplished part had now begun.
When requested about the price of the undertaking, he stated it was “on time and on finances”.
“We’re monitoring the affect of the market on the undertaking. That’s being checked out and examined,” he stated.
“We’re that and we’ll see how we progress. There’s definitely been a whole lot of stress on building tasks – private and non-private – proper throughout the state, and throughout the nation.”
Opposition transport spokesman Steve Minnikin stated the undertaking had already climbed past $8 billion.
“At estimates hearings in August, it was uncovered that the undertaking has an overspend of $2.84 billion, which is a 48.6 per cent enhance from the state authorities’s $5.4 billion,” he stated.
“What’s extra horrifying, Mark Bailey softened his language at the moment in a bid to arrange Queenslanders that extra finances blowouts are coming.”