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2020 @ LXRP

31 Dec 2020

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LXRP 2020 wrap up

Vision. Views of various construction sites and level crossing removals.

Text. 2020 @ Level Crossing Removal Project. Thank you for your support, patience, ideas this year. We removed 13 level crossings.

Vision. Construction workers working night and day on building rail lines and removing level crossings. Views of free-flowing traffic at the sites where old level crossings used to be.

Text. Station Street, Carrum; Eel Race Road, Carrum; Mascot Avenue, Bonbeach; Toorak Road, Kooyong; Charman Road, Cheltenham; Park Road, Cheltenham; Balcombe Road, Mentone; Evans Road, Lyndhurst; Moreland Road, Brunswick; Reynard Street, Coburg; Munro Street, Coburg; Bell Street, Coburg; Cardinia Road, Pakenham.

Vision. Views of the five new stations.

Text. We built 5 new stations. Carrum Station; Mentone Station; Cheltenham Station; Coburg Station; Moreland Station. Creating thousands of jobs, improving safety, travel times, reducing congestion.

Vision. Time lapse photography of night and day works at various locations.

Text. Major milestones included our biggest ever construction blitz. We built 2.5km of elevated rail and removed 4 level crossings in just 3 months on the Upfield line. We excavated 74 Olympic sized swimming pools of soil to create a new trench and removed 3 level crossings, Mentone and Cheltenham, and navigated new ways of working.

Vision. Aerial view of Upfield line. Excavated trench at Mentone and Cheltenham. Construction staff having temperatures taken, the Level Crossing Removal app on phone. Night and day works removing level crossings. Train passing through level crossing. Night works removing level crossing. Artist impression of new station. Aerial view of construction works and train passing through station. Truck transporting beam and beam in location.

Text. 44 level crossings now gone for good, 75 gone by 2025. Next in 2021 we’re removing 1 level crossing every 4 weeks on average and building more new stations. Follow us on Facebook to track the transformation in your community. Bring on 2021. Level Crossing Removal Project. For more information visit levelcrossings.vic.gov.au. Victoria’s Big Build. Victoria State Government.

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