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Level crossing removed

Works to remove the Bondi Road level crossing will start in 2020.

The level crossing will be removed by lowering the rail line into a trench and building a new road at the current level.

The removal of this level crossing will include the construction of a new Bonbeach Station.

The boom gates at the Bondi Road level crossing are down for an average of 45 minutes during the morning peak, when up to 30 trains run through the crossings. Current network plans to increase the number of trains running on the Frankston line, means more boom gate downtime.

The Edithvale–Bonbeach level crossing removal project was subject to an Environment Effects Statement (EES) process, due to its proximity to the Edithvale–Seaford Wetlands. In September 2018, the Minister for Planning’s Assessment of the EES for Edithvale and Bonbeach found that the rail-under-road option would not threaten the wetlands.

Construction starts this year and all the level crossings from Edithvale to Bonbeach will be gone in 2022.

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On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is overseeing the removal of 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2025.

Current disruptions

16 Apr 2020 1586959200 1601560740 to Oct 2020

Station Street, Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach – lane, car park and footpath closures

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From Wednesday 16 April to October 2020, there may be short periods of lane, carpark or footpath closures at some locations along Station Street through Aspendale, Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach.

11 May 2020 1589119200 1592229540 to Jun 2020

Bonbeach Station – car park closures


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Up to 20 car spaces in the Bonbeach Station car park will be closed from Monday 11 May to late June 2020.


50 level crossings under contract

50 level crossings under contract

11 Dec 2019
Station designs announced for Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach

Station designs announced for Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach

09 Dec 2019

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Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach – Vegetation removal

24 Mar 2020

To prepare for the Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeach level crossing removals vegetation removal will take place from late March to May 2022.

Southern Program Alliance Policies

05 Mar 2020

Safety, cultural diversity, procurement and quality policies of the Southern Program Alliance.


Bondi Road, Bonbeach

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