Boundary Road (Coopers Plains), rail level crossing, funding commitment

A business case is being undertaken to investigate options to reduce congestion and address safety concerns at Boundary Road, Coopers Plains rail level crossing.

Future stages are dependent on the outcome of the study and available funding.
TMR will work closely with the community and will keep you informed as the project progresses. 


  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Increases traffic flow
  • Reduces peak hour congestion
  • Reduces interchange queuing
  • Reduces travel time
  • Contributes to economy

Key features

  • Elimination of the rail level crossing for Boundary Road, Coopers Plains. 
  • Reduced congestion for all road users.
  • Improved safety and access for all road users.
  • Increased reliability to the rail network.


Investment ID 1488479

Total investment
$146 million
Australian Government
$73 million
Queensland Government
$73 million

Current status

The business case is currently being developed for this project.

The business case will be developed with input from Brisbane City Council, which is responsible for the local road network including Boundary Road, and Queensland Rail which is responsible for the rail corridor.

Key stakeholders and residents will have the opportunity to provide feedback during the business case stage. 

Project Map


Boundary Road in Coopers Plains rail level crossing map