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

End of major works at Edithvale Chelsea and Bonbeach

25 Nov 2021

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End of major works at Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach

Vision. Aerial view of a train on the Frankston line. Views of construction staff dismantling level crossings at Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach and removing boom gates.

Text. Five more level crossings gone on the Frankston line. One of our biggest projects yet spanning three suburbs, Edithvale, Chelsea, Bonbeach.

Vision. Night views of construction staff removing level crossing and heavy machinery digging the trench to lower the rail corridor beneath road.

Text. Including Melbourne’s 50th level crossing removal to create three rail trenches, lowering the Frankston line under local roads.

Vision. Drawing of trench beneath road with car on top. Night works showing heavy machinery excavating and preparing the trench. Time lapse photography of traffic using new road connections. Views of new modern stations at Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach.

Text. Four new road connections, three new modern stations Bonbeach, Chelsea, Edithvale.

Vision. Aerial view of construction of new station. Time lapse views of platform and trains operating. Construction staff pouring concrete and smoothing for new stations. Heavy machinery being used on construction site.

Text. Landscaping and finishing touches continue in 2022.

Vision. Views of construction staff working on rail corridor.

Text. Improved walking and cycling paths. By 2025 20 level crossings gone for good on the Frankston line.

Vision. Views of construction staff working on construction site.

Text. Four more to go reducing congestion.

Vision. View of map showing location of level crossing removal at Neerim Road and Glenhuntly Road, Glenhuntly, Warrigal Road, Mentone and Parkers Road, Parkdale. View of construction staff removing level crossing.

Person 1. Obviously it’s built for the future.

Person 2. It’s absolutely wonderful.

Person 3. I like going under the tunnels on the train.

Vision. View of person 4 with her dog on the platform.

Person 4. It’s going to make a big difference I think to the area.

Person 5. It’s great to finally be here.

Text. Improving safety.

Vision. View of train arriving at station and pedestrians boarding train.

Text. Allowing more trains to run.

Person 5. Looks like this is my train I’d better jump on.

Vision. Aerial view of train on the Frankston line.

Text. Level Crossing Removal Project. Sign up for email updates at levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/subscribe. Victoria’s Big Build. Victoria State Government.

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