Scaffolding for external lift shaft at Doonside Train Station

Client: Brefni

Location: Doonside Train Station

Completion: Started 4 December 2022; it is still going

Sector:  Rail

Scope of Works: External lift shaft

In December 2022, Brefni Infrastructure, a company with over 25 years of experience as an infrastructure specialist and more than 750 completed jobs in the market, contacted Australian Scaffolds to work in partnership at Doonside train station for the construction of a new lift shaft. The service team at Australian Scaffolds installed scaffolding & falsework to support a new landing as well as scaffold the outside of the lift shaft over a weekend, completing a 12m high scaffold completely insulated with non-conductive plastic sheeting.

Australian Scaffolds Partner with Brefni Infrastructure at Doonside Train Station

Scaffolding for the lift shaft at Doonside Train Station is part of ongoing work at Doonside train station. Accordingly, with the customer, the scope of work included the installation of an internal scaffold to the lift shaft. The team at Australian Scaffolds worked efficiently and effectively to complete the job within the specified time frame, ensuring that the project was delivered on time and to the highest standards.

Scaffolding for lift shaft

To ensure safety and efficiency, scaffolding for lift shafts on railway platforms requires expertise and consequently experience. It involves the construction of a scaffold around the exterior of a lift shaft, typically a vertical shaft that provides access to a building or structure. additionally, Scaffolding for lift shafts is necessary to allow workers to construct the shaft, in this case, cast in situ. It is important to use the proper scaffolding techniques and materials to ensure the safety of workers and the stability of the scaffold. A well-constructed scaffold for an external lift shaft should support workers’ weight and, consequently, any tools or equipment needed for the job. It should be inspected regularly to ensure that it remains in good condition.

Brefni Infrastructure is well known for its expertise in infrastructure projects. The partnership with Australian Scaffolds certainly allowed the two companies to combine their skills and resources to deliver a successful project for the client. The collaboration between the two companies demonstrates their commitment to providing high-quality services and delivering outstanding results for their clients. Australian Scaffolds team is proud to have been a part of this important project and looks forward to continuing its partnership with Brefni Infrastructure. As a result, this partnership between companies at Doonside train station was successful, with the team completing the scaffolding installation within the specified time frame.


The Australian Scaffolds team has the expertise and experience to deliver high-quality services in this area. The collaboration between the two companies unquestionably demonstrates their commitment to providing top-notch services and delivering outstanding results for their clients.

Other Services for Train Station

Edge protection is an important safety feature for distribution centres and other industrial facilities. It particularly helps prevent falls from heights and ensures the safety of workers working at or near the edges of platforms, roofs, or other elevated surfaces. Edge protection can also take many forms, such as guardrails, handrails, and warning lines. It is important to have the appropriate type of protection based on the specific needs and risks present at the facility. We also offer the most common and essential systems and accessories:

Australian Scaffolds provides a complete range of scaffold & access equipment for sale & hire. in particular, our focus is firstly providing safe height access solutions with outstanding customer service. additionally, we confirm to have the experience, knowledge, and technical backup to help our customers “Work Safer – Faster – Smarter”. you also can find on our website a full variety of scaffold accessories, acrow props, edge protection, frame scaffold, kwikstage scaffold, ladders, Layher scaffolds, mobile scaffolds, planks, rubbish chutes, scaffold tubes, tools, stair access, trestles, tube fittings for sale.

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Australian Scaffolds is available day and night, seven days a week. Our expert team of scaffolders has decades of experience. We strive to make complex-simple. To find out more, call 1300 919 905. Or email Daniel at daniel.butlin@australianscaffolds.com.au

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