The Seaford Rail Extension is now complete and Adelaide's first three A-City Class 4000 electric trains are now testing and driver training at maximum speeds between Noarlunga and Seaford stations.
Diesel rail services between Adelaide and Noarlunga recommenced on December 1 2013. Night works and weekend works will be ongoing until electrified services commence in early 2014.
Work is continuing on electrification of the Tonsley line and passenger services will resume with the introduction of Adelaide's new electric trains in early 2014.
On 30 November 2013 the Marion pedestrian underpass was opened. A community celebration will be held on Sunday 15 December 2013.
The Belair line is being electrified from Goodwood to Adelaide to provide operational flexibility for Adelaide's new electric trains, with night and weekend works scheduled outside of peak hours until early 2014.
A train was tested successfully through the completed rail underpass at the Goodwood Junction on Sunday 20 October 2013.
On 9 December 2013 the second half of the iconic pedestrian overpass was successfully lifted into place at the new, permanent Adelaide Showground Station. The station is planned to be fully operational by early 2014.
A new station at St Clair complements the completed Port Adelaide Viaduct, which included replacement of approximately 600 metres of track, repairs to structural steelwork and minor station upgrades.
A new railway station approximately 8.7 kilometres from Adelaide on the Outer Harbor line is being built between the existing Woodville Station and Cheltenham Parade, to serve the new St Clair development.
After track upgrades, installation of masts and portals, two new stations and six station upgrades, the Gawler line electrification from Adelaide to Salisbury is on hold, pending funding.
The first two brand new electric A-City Class 4000 trains are now testing and drivers are being trained at maximum speeds on the newly electrified Seaford line, between Seaford and Noarlunga Centre.
Electrification has now been 'switched on' and all overhead wires, supports and fittings are live and carrying 25kV of electricity from Seaford to Hove stations.
The Seaford line was 'Switched On' with 25kV of electricity between Seaford and Lonsdale in June 2013, and between Seaford and Hove stations in November 2013.
The Community Wildlife Project is working with local communities to establish nesting boxes that combat the loss of habitat caused by vegetation removals.
Significant progress on rail signalling was undertaken in October 2013 at Wayville and Goodwood, including installation of steel work, gantries for overhead wires, and testing at level crossings.
Diesel rail services on the Noarlunga (now Seaford) line are resumed between Noarlunga and Adelaide on 1 December 2013. As part of the South Australian Government's unprecedented investment in Adelaide's public transport network, the Noarlunga line has been closed since 2 Janaury 2013 while major works have been undertaken to electrify the line and deliver new and enhanced infrastructure. Nightworks and weekend works will continue and a temporary timetable is available from Adelaide Metro.
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