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

Upcoming Preston works

10 Feb 2022



Upcoming works on the Mernda Line

Vision. Aerial night footage of large cranes installing concrete beams at Preston, a station platform module being lifted into place, and concrete piers along the existing rail corridor.

Vision. Colm, Preston Level Crossing Removal project manager standing on the station platform.

Colm. We’re removing 4 level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road and building 2 new stations at Bell and Preston.

Vision. Map of Preston area indicating the locations of Oakover Road, Bell Station, Bell Street, Cramer Street, Preston Station and Murray Road.

Vision. A train passing through Bell Station with construction underway. Aerial view of the rail corridor. Passenger support worker at the train replacement bus stop.

Colm. Sections of the Mernda Line will be closed at time so we can safely carry out work in the rail corridor while trains aren’t running. You can see the dates for the planned works on your screen.

Text. 7.40pm Friday 11 February to last train Sunday 13 February buses replace trains between Clifton Hill and Mernda.

Vision. Construction activities on our Preston project, including beam lifts and platform lifts.

Colm. Throughout this time we will continue our construction works to build the new Preston and Bell station platforms and stations, carry out signalling and track works and lift some of the elevated viaducts into place. Buses will replace trains and there may be some road and footpath closures while we carry out these works.

Text. Text PRESTON to 0428 581 917 or visit levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/subscribe or call 1800 105 105

Colm. For more information go to our website and for traffic updates text Preston to the number on the screen.

Text. Level Crossing Removal Project. For more information visit levelcrossings.vic.gov.au. Victoria’s Big Build. Victoria State Government.

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