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Level crossing removed

Initial works to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Balcombe Road, Mentone are underway, with major works to begin in mid 2019.

At Mentone, the rail line will be lowered into a rail trench, with the roads to be rebuilt at their current level.

This will coincide with the removal of the crossings at nearby Park and Charman roads in Cheltenham. All three will be gone for good by late 2020.

A new Mentone Station will be built as part of the project, with the existing heritage-listed station used in the final design as part of a new ‘heritage bridge’ over the rail line. The new station location will integrate with the Mentone Renaissance project.

The project will include more than three kilometres of walking and cycling paths connecting the Mentone and Cheltenham station precincts. It will also include landscaping, and improved lighting, accessibility and car parking.

Current disruptions

02 May 2019 to 1556719200 1563199140 Jul 2019

Mentone Station – Car park changes


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Up to 15 car spaces in the Mentone Station car park will close at times until July 2019.


Mentone’s School Reference Group

Mentone’s School Reference Group

11 Jun 2019
Cheltenham and Mentone level crossing removals are go

Cheltenham and Mentone level crossing removals are go

12 Mar 2019

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Mentone Community Reference Group

03 Jun 2019

The Mentone Community Reference Group (CRG) is an advisory group that assists the project team by providing a local perspective on project issues and ensuring there is effective communication.

Cheltenham and Mentone Station car parking

17 May 2019

As part of the removal of three level crossings in Cheltenham and Mentone, the Level Crossing Removal Project is providing new parking arrangements.


Balcombe Road, Mentone

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Cheltenham and Mentone Information Hub

Drop in to our information hub and chat to our experts about the level crossing removal works in Cheltenham and Mentone.

04 Jun 2019

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