Beams Road (Carseldine and Fitzgibbon), rail level crossing, funding commitment

The Beams Road (Carseldine and Fitzgibbon), rail level crossing project will reduce congestion and address safety concerns at the rail level crossing on Beams Road, Carseldine.

Beams Road is an important local road that provides connections for communities in the northern suburbs of Brisbane. It currently experiences significant congestion at the rail level crossing, particularly during peak hours. 

An overpass upgrade to the rail level crossing will provide improved and more reliable travel times for rail and road users, reduce congestion and improve safety and access.

Upgrades to the Beams Road level crossing will also integrate with the Carseldine station park 'n' ride upgrades.


  • Improves safety
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Reduces peak hour congestion
  • Reduces travel time
  • Contributes to economy
  • Increases traffic flow
  • Increases car parks
  • Improves ride quality

Key features

  • A new overpass bridge
  • Removal of existing rail level crossing boom gates
  • Paths for walking and bike riding.


In June 2020, the Queensland Government committed $113
million towards the Beams Road Level Crossing Upgrade project.

In October 2020, the Australian Government committed $50
million to the Beams Road Level Crossing Upgrade project.

Additional funding contributions for the project are to be
Investment ID 1700001

Total investment
$163 million
Australian Government
$50 million
Queensland Government
$113 million

Current status

The business case is currently being developed for the project as part of the planning process.

The business case will confirm the preferred option, advance the design, quantify the project benefits and confirm the project’s cost estimates.

Project map

Beams Road at Carseldine overview map