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We're removing 10 more level crossings by 2025, bringing the total to 85 level crossings gone for good.

Level crossing removed

The level crossing at Blackburn Road in Blackburn has been removed, with the rail line now lowered under Blackburn Road.

This project included major enhancements to the existing Blackburn Station for better integration with Blackburn Village, improving the way people move around the precinct.

A new walking and cycling path between Blackburn and Nunawading was built, along with pedestrian crossings to connect the north and south sides of the rail line at Cottage Street and between King Street and Oliver Avenue.

On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is removing 85 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2025.


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Ten level crossings removed since 2015

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Blackburn Road community update - May 2017

01 May 2017

The Blackburn Road Level Crossing Removal Project will be fully completed by the end of July.

Blackburn Road community update – March 2017

01 Mar 2017

After 41 days of around-the-clock construction, the Blackburn Road level crossing is now gone forever.


Blackburn Road, Blackburn

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