OUR APPROACH

Apex Rail was established in 2014 to compliment the offerings of Apex Earthworks and focus on the rail maintenance and construction sector in Australia, through the introduction of new and efficient plant and technology.

Now a respected construction partner, we apply insights and lessons learned from recent and current projects through our continuous improvement processes, in order to constantly better the way we deliver our works.

 

We work collaboratively with our clients to deliver successful projects based on a value for money solution.

This encompasses sustainability, safety, quality as well as whole of life costs.

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

OUR TEAM

We have teams based out of Melbourne, Ballarat, Bendigo and Shepparton that consist of highly experienced rail professionals that have worked extensively in and around the brownfield rail environment. 

Our team has a variety of on the job experience working across both public and private rail networks and are recognised for their solution based approach in high pressure delivery situations such as track occupation works.

HUGH ELLIS

Project Manager/ Engineer

Hugh brings over 13 years of experience in successfully delivering major rail and civil infrastructure projects for V/Line, McConnell Dowell, MTM and ARTC.

As an accomplished and collaborative leader, Hugh drives the safe and on time delivery of major projects.

 

Hugh was also the Project Manager for Apex Rail’s works on the Ballarat Line Upgrade Project, where he was responsible for the installation of 2km of subsurface drainage, including restricted access works in shields for deep excavations, as well as 15,000m2 of rail formation earthworks.

 

He was also Apex Rail’s Engineer on site for the delivery of the Maryborough and Dunolly junction track works for MMJV on the Murray Basin Rail Project.

 HUGH ELLIS 
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PAUL READE

Project Manager/ Engineer

Paul brings over 13 years of experience in all phases of project delivery.

He demonstrates a detailed understanding of the considerations and protocols for the successful planning and execution of works, incorporating valuable lessons learnt from working on government and private-sector projects.

Paul’s practical experience is backed by strong credentials and a proven history of on-time, on-budget and high-quality project completion.

As an accomplished team leader, Paul drives the quality delivery of all works.

 PAUL READE 
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JOHN SHAW

Supervisor

John has over 30 years of experience in Track & Civil construction.

He was most recently Apex Rail’s Supervisor for the Maddingley Stabling Yard drainage and civils on the Ballarat Line Upgrade Project.

 

 John was also Apex Rail’s Supervisor on the Murray Basin Rail Project where Apex completed the yard civil works for MMJV at Maryborough and Dunolly.

 JOHN SHAW 
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VIRGINIA BOWMAN

Project Controls Officer

Virginia has over 16 years experience in the construction industry across all aspects of project administration, support and controls.

 

She has developed a reputation as a highly knowledgeable project controls officer with a keen eye for detail through her experience across major infrastructure delivery in the mining, civil, commercial, rail, maritime and structural sectors.

 

Virginia keeps our projects running smoothly as well as supporting our Project Managers in maintaining our Health, Safety and Environmental management system.

 VIRGINIA BOWMAN 
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SAFETY & COMPLIANCE

Apex Rail recognises the critical importance of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental management for all our team, our clients, our communities and our projects.

 

We also respect the environments in which we operate.

Consequently, Apex Rail’s business practices reflect our commitment to achieving ‘Zero Harm’ with regards to Health, Safety and Environmental management.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

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WINNER 2018 Shepparton Business Awards

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