The Caulfield to Dandenong: Level Crossing Removal Project is removing nine level crossings and rebuilding five stations. The Cranbourne-Pakenham train line is Melbourne's busiest and is crossed by some of our most congested roads, with boom gates down for up to 82 minutes during the morning peak.

Overview

The Koornang Road level crossing removal is part of the Caulfield to Dandenong project, which involves removing nine level crossings, rebuilding five new stations at Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Hughesdale, Clayton and Noble Park.

Learn more about the Caulfield to Dandenong project.

Proposed design

Before and after images of the proposed design

Aerial map

The maps below show an aerial view of the proposed design. To ensure they are viewable on mobiles, tablets and desktops, we've split the images into sections. Please click on any of the images to open the image gallery.

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For further information, please contact the Level Crossing Removal Project: Caulfield to Dandenong community team via:

Email: caulfieldtodandenong@levelcrossings.com.au

Call: 1800 762 667 (business hours Monday to Friday and during out of hours works).

Construction impacts

Carnegie station closures

Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Hughesdale, Clayton and Noble Park stations will be transformed into modern transport interchanges, with the capacity to manage thousands of passengers daily, improving safety, reducing congestion, providing upgraded station facilities and creating new community spaces for people to enjoy.

Carnegie and Murrumbeena stations are now temporarily closed for piling works, removal of station buildings and installation of temporary buildings. These stations will re-open the first service on Monday 26 September.

Carnegie Station will close for a second time from early November to complete piling works on the station platforms and within the station precinct.

During this time, trains will run express through the closed stations with shuttle buses operating between Caulfield and Hughesdale stations, stopping at Carnegie and Murrumbeena stations.

Customers for Carnegie Station are encouraged to change at Caulfield or Hughesdale stations to board the train replacement bus to Carnegie Station.

Customers should allow up to 15 minutes' extra travel time. For journey planning, visit the PTV website or call 1800 800 007.

Car park closure

Carnegie Station Morton Avenue car park is now closed until mid-2018 so we can remove the Koornang Road level crossing, construct elevated tracks and rebuild the station.

Disability Permit parking will be retained and relocated near the station entrance.

To ensure there is no loss of car parking for rail customers during construction, East Malvern Station and Holmesglen Station car parks have been extended to provide approximately 340 additional car spaces.

Pedestrian access restrictions

The pedestrian rail crossing is closed between Carnegie Station car park and Woorayl Street near Chestnut Street. A pedestrian detour is in place via Koornang Road.

The footpath from Carnegie Station to Hewitts Road is now closed. A pedestrian detour is in place via Morton Avenue, Shepparson Avenue, Jersey Parade and Tranmere Avenue.

Traffic management measures will be in place during peak periods for community safety.

Further information

Email: caulfieldtodandenong@levelcrossings.com.au
Call: 1800 762 667 (business Hours – Monday to Friday and during out of hours works)