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Cranbourne Line Upgrade area update – October 2020

Community updates

As part of the Cranbourne Line Upgrade, we’re duplicating eight kilometres of track and removing the last four level crossings between Cranbourne and the city, including the Greens Road level crossing

Abbotts Road community update – October 2018

Community updates

The new rail bridge over Abbotts Road in Dandenong South is now in use, meaning trains are safely separated from more than 20,000 vehicles that use the road each day.

Abbotts Road community update – August 2018

Community updates

A 10-day construction blitz at the Abbotts Road level crossing site will enable crews to remove the boom gates that cause delays for more than 20,000 vehicles each day.

Abbotts Road Project Area Designation


On 14 June 2018, the Minister for Planning designated the project area under section 95 of the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009.

Abbotts Road community update – April 2018

Community updates

Works have started to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Abbotts Road in Dandenong South.

Abbotts Road community update - December 2017

Community updates

Work has now started to remove the dangerous and congested Abbotts Road level crossing in Dandenong South.

Western Package Community Update – November 2017

Community updates

The Level Crossing Removal Authority has been busy investigating a number of ways to remove the Aviation Road level crossing.

Western Package Community Update – May 2017

Fact sheets and brochures

ontracts are now signed, with work to start soon on the long awaited partial duplication of the Altona Loop and removal of five more dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne's west.

Abbotts Road community update - May 2017

Community updates

A contract to remove six more dangerous and congested level crossings, including the one at Abbotts Road in Dandenong South, has been awarded with works to kick off later this year.

Abbotts Road consultation report


From December 2015 until February 2016, LXRA’s community consultation sought feedback on the option to remove the Abbotts Road level crossing.

Abbotts Road Industry Forum - final engagement report


On Thursday 17 March 2016 the Level Crossing Removal Authority held a community and industry forum to discuss options for the removal of the level crossing on Abbotts Road, Dandenong South.

Abbotts Road community update - June 2016

Community updates

Abbotts Road will remain open when the level crossing removal in Dandenong South is removed thanks to feedback received from the local businesses and the community.

Abbotts Road community update - April 2016

Community updates

Since February this year, we've been talking and listening to the community and industry about the project and discussing the best way to remove the level crossing at Abbotts Road

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