Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Rebuilding Clayton Station
01 Jul 2017
The Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project is removing nine level crossings, rebuilding five stations and creating new open spaces on the Cranbourne–Pakenham line.
Clayton Station will be rebuilt in its current location as an elevated railway station.
The new station will be equipped with the following facilities:
- safer access for passengers changing from buses to trains through dedicated bus stops next to the station and a dedicated bus link road
- large sections of covered platform and an enclosed waiting area
- commuter parking, including disability permit parking and a number of drop-off zones
- new taxi ranks and bus bays
- a new parkiteer (secure bicycle storage cage) located close to the shared use paths and station entrance
- public toilets for customer use during station opening hours
- CCTV cameras, lighting and Protective Services Officer (PSO) facilities
- new public information displays and hearing loops in waiting areas and on platforms
- stairs, escalators and two lifts to improve accessibility and pedestrian flow
- baby change facilities for customer use during station opening hours.
How has community feedback been incorporated into the design?
We've heard a number of things from the community that have been included in our design.
Changes to the station precinct include:
- reduction in the height of the station canopy by 1.8 metres
- modern facilities, improved lighting and CCTV security
- a new dedicated bus link road
- a new larger station forecourt.
Note: Map is for illustration purposes only.
Improved bus safety
- The new station includes a dedicated bus link road between Haughton and Carinish Roads, which will improve safety for commuters.
- Buses travelling to the station will be able to move freely to pick up and drop off passengers closer to the station, meaning commuters no longer need to cross one of Clayton's busiest roads.
The Level Crossing Removal Project recognises the significance of Clayton Station's heritage listing.
The Clayton Station Platform Building is unique because it is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register and is subject to a Local Council Heritage Overlay.
Clayton's original station building – built in 1891 – will be relocated and transformed into a new public facility as part of the new station precinct.