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Boom Gates Gone

The Bell Street level crossing presents many unique challenges due to the proximity of nearby level crossings and the topography of the site, which requires further technical investigations to arrive at a design solution that’s right for Preston.

A decision on the design to remove the crossing has not yet been made.

The level crossing, located on the South Morang rail line, is one of northern Melbourne’s worst congestion hot spots.

As part of the project, LXRA will work to deliver a vibrant station precinct, improved traffic flow, safer paths and better connections for pedestrians and cyclists.


Two level crossings in Melbourne's north next to go

Two level crossings in Melbourne's north next to go

04 Jan 2016

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Bell Street, Preston Community Update - November 2017

Planning and investigations are well underway to remove the dangerous and congested Bell Street level crossing in Preston.

Bell Street, Preston Community Update - March 2017

We’re removing the dangerous and congested level crossing at Bell Street in Preston to provide better traffic flow and improved safety and connectivity in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.

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