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We're removing 10 more level crossings by 2025, bringing the total to 85 level crossings gone for good.

Glen Huntly Stakeholder Liaison Group

15 Dec 2021

We’ve formed a Glen Huntly Stakeholder Liaison Group (SLG) of residents and representatives from local community groups to help shape the project.

Feedback and ideas from the community will be presented at the Group’s meetings as designs are developed.

If you wish to get in contact with any SLG representatives please call 1800 105 105 (24 hours, 7 days), or email contact@levelcrossings.vic.gov.au.

The group consists of the follow representatives:

  • Roslyn Gold
  • Siew-Li Hammond
  • Geoff King
  • Jeremy Gronow
  • Godfrey Senaratne
  • Ranjeet Singh
  • Jane Banting
  • Malcolm Dow
  • Paul Livingstone
  • Mai Luu
  • Nina Taylor, MP
  • Steve Dimopoulos, MP

Meeting summaries


Meeting 2 – Wednesday 16 February 2022

The second Glen Huntly SLG meeting was held online due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Project update

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) gave an overview of the activities currently occurring in preparation for lowering the rail into a trench, removing the level crossings at Glen Huntly and Neerim roads and building the new Glenhuntly Station.

LXRP ran through the high-level project timeline, including a brief lookahead into 2022 works.

Vegetation removal 

LXRP detailed why and how tree and vegetation removal would take place within the rail corridor.  An overview of the Canary Island Date Palms temporary relocation was also discussed.

LXRP confirmed that the landscaping plan for re-establishing greenery across the project is still being developed and that once complete would be shared with the community.

Construction update

LXRP detailed the enabling activities that would take place during the first rail closure for the project, in which rail, tram and road would be closed from 8.30pm Friday 25 February to 3am Monday 28 February.  Public transport replacement mechanisms were also outlined.

Community engagement

LXRP provided the group with a communications update on community consultation and advised that they were liaising closely with schools and traders to keep them informed.  LXRP also summarised project information that was made available, including various community newsletters, fact sheets, works notices and virtual information sessions.

The SLG discussed general feedback from the community and what they have been hearing about the project.

The next SLG meeting will be held on Wednesday 27 April with the location still to be finalised.


Meeting 1 – Monday 6 December 2021

The first Glen Huntly SLG meeting was held on 6 December 2021.

Project update

In this initial meeting, the SLG established group expectations and responsibilities.

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) gave an overview of the project at Glen Huntly, which will involve lowering the rail into a trench under Glen Huntly and Neerim roads, rebuilding the roads at the current levels and building a new Glenhuntly Station. The project also includes rail system and asset upgrades along the Frankston line.

LXRP ran through the high-level project timeline, including a brief lookahead into 2022 works.

Community engagement

LXRP provided the group with a communications update on community consultation conducted in late 2020 to early 2021. Community feedback from this informed project designs which were released in mid 2021. LXRP also summarised project information that was made available, including various community newsletters, fact sheets and face-to-face and virtual information sessions.

The SLG discussed general feedback from the community and what they have been hearing about the project.

Meeting frequency for 2022 was confirmed as every 2 to 3 months, with meeting 2 scheduled for February 2022.

Project designs

LXRP provided a number of artist impressions of the new Glenhuntly Station precinct as well as a map overview of the project.

Construction update

LXRP provided an update on current construction activities, including ground investigation activities and test piling works in the Glenhuntly Station car park.


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