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Crossings gone, trains return to the Upfield line two weeks early

Crossings gone, trains return to the Upfield line two weeks early

Victoria’s biggest ever level crossing removal construction blitz is on track to finish two weeks early, with trains running on the new Upfield elevated rail line from Monday 2 November.

15 Oct 2020

Incorporating heritage in the new Moreland and Coburg station designs

Incorporating heritage in the new Moreland and Coburg station designs

As works are underway to build new stations at Moreland and Coburg, the construction team is also working hard to preserve and restore the heritage listed Moreland and Coburg station buildings.

09 Oct 2020

Last beams installed on the Bell to Moreland Level Crossing Removal Project

Last beams installed on the Bell to Moreland Level Crossing Removal Project

It’s full steam ahead on the Bell to Moreland project this week with the last L-beam craned into place recently.

11 Sep 2020

Bridges craned into Brunswick and Coburg

Bridges craned into Brunswick and Coburg

Work on the level crossing removal project on the Upfield line has hit new heights with bridge beams being lifted into place over roads in Coburg and Brunswick.

31 Aug 2020

Our major milestones this spring blitz

Our major milestones this spring blitz

We’re getting ready to achieve some major milestones this spring, with works continuing safely on 15 level crossing removal projects and our biggest ever level construction blitz on the Upfield line.

19 Aug 2020

Bell to Moreland construction update

Bell to Moreland construction update

Since the boom gates were removed in the last week of July, the Bell to Moreland team has been working hard to progress works for the 2.5 kilometres of elevated rail and two new stations.

17 Aug 2020

Boom gates given the flick from Coburg and Brunswick!

Boom gates given the flick from Coburg and Brunswick!

Over three consecutive nights this week, the boom gates from Bell Street, Reynard Street, and Munro Street in Coburg and Moreland Road in Brunswick were removed.

31 Jul 2020

Turnback for trains near Anstey Station

Turnback for trains near Anstey Station

With major construction about to get underway to remove four level crossings on the Upfield line, we’ve come up with a way to keep passengers on trains during the three-month construction blitz.

23 Jul 2020

The countdown is on – getting ready for the Upfield line construction blitz

The countdown is on – getting ready for the Upfield line construction blitz

Our biggest ever level crossing construction blitz will begin in two weeks, with an intensive 24/7 construction program to remove four level crossings on the Upfield line in just over three months.

17 Jul 2020

Coburg and Moreland station designs finalised

Coburg and Moreland station designs finalised

Since we released concept designs for the new Coburg and Moreland stations in June 2019, our design team has been working with key stakeholders to refine the designs.

06 Jul 2020

Special delivery for the Upfield line

Special delivery for the Upfield line

Keen-eyed locals and trainspotters may notice a different type of train headed along the Upfield line this weekend as we deliver rail strings to site.

17 Jun 2020

Biggest level crossing removal blitz in Victoria's history

Biggest level crossing removal blitz in Victoria's history

The biggest level crossing removal blitz in Victoria’s history will be undertaken this winter, as works ramp up on major projects across the city.

20 May 2020

Section of the Upfield Bike Path closed

Section of the Upfield Bike Path closed

The section of the Upfield Bike Path between O’Hea Street, Coburg and Albion Street, Brunswick is now closed until mid 2021 to allow for level crossing removal works.

20 Feb 2020

Contract signed for Bell to Moreland level crossing removal

Contract signed for Bell to Moreland level crossing removal

Work to remove the level crossings at Bell, Munro and Reynard streets in Coburg, and Moreland Road in Brunswick will ramp up with the contract now signed.

28 Oct 2019

New open space design taking shape on the Bell to Moreland project

New open space design taking shape on the Bell to Moreland project

More than 140 people came along to chat to the Bell to Moreland project team to find out more about the design and give feedback on what they want to see in the new open space.

20 Sep 2019

Bell to Moreland open space designs released

Bell to Moreland open space designs released

Coburg and Brunswick, see how we’re removing the four level crossings at Bell, Munro and Reynard streets and Moreland Road by raising the rail line over the road.

25 Aug 2019

New Moreland and Coburg stations designs revealed

New Moreland and Coburg stations designs revealed

Brunswick and Coburg locals were today treated to a glimpse of the new Moreland and Coburg stations.

12 Jun 2019

Eight crossings set to go in the north

Eight crossings set to go in the north

The Level Crossing Removal Project is getting on with the job of removing eight dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne’s north, in a pipeline of works on the Upfield and Mernda lines.

07 May 2019

Feedback for Bell Street, Coburg and Moreland Road, Brunswick

Feedback for Bell Street, Coburg and Moreland Road, Brunswick

Online feedback is closing soon for the level crossing removals in Coburg and Brunswick.

06 Aug 2018

Community consultation begins for Bell Street, Coburg and Moreland Road, Brunswick

Community consultation begins for Bell Street, Coburg and Moreland Road, Brunswick

The Bell Street, Coburg and Moreland Road, Brunswick level crossings are a step closer to being removed with community consultation kicking off in Melbourne’s north west.

19 Jul 2018

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