Construction work to get rid of the level crossing at Balcombe Road in Mentone will begin in late 2018.
The crossing will be removed by lowering the rail line into a trench and rebuilding the road at the current level. A new Mentone Station will be built as part of the project.
The community has made clear that keeping the main station building on the city-bound platform in its current position is important and has been a key focus of the design development. We plan for this building to be retained and repurposed as part of the new station.
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Across the Frankston line, work to remove level crossings is well underway. Three are already gone and Skye/Overton Road in Frankston is under construction, to be completed in 2018.
We would like to thank everyone who took the time to visit our mobile information hub earlier this year and provided feedback on the level crossing removal at Mentone.
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