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Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project celebrates one year anniversary with travel time savings

Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project celebrates one year anniversary with travel time savings

This time last year we celebrated the removal of every level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong.

01 Jul 2019

More secure bike storage at stations

More secure bike storage at stations

Locked bike storage is now available at more train stations along the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines, providing another incentive for people to ride the Djerring Trail.

19 Feb 2019

From little things, big things grow

From little things, big things grow

As part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Project, the team has come up with an innovative way to re-vegetate the land around the elevated rail.

11 Dec 2018

Buried but not forgotten

Buried but not forgotten

A snapshot of life in Noble Park has been preserved in new open space, where it will stay for another 20 years.

24 Oct 2018

Big Bike event set to open new trail

Big Bike event set to open new trail

Riders of all ages are invited polish up their bikes for the first chance to ride along Melbourne’s newest rail trail, as part of a special mass bike event on Saturday 27 October.

22 Oct 2018

Carnival rocks the rail reserve

Carnival rocks the rail reserve

Around 8000 people joined us on Saturday 13 October for a huge carnival to celebrate the creation of new open space, the removal of nine level crossings and the opening of five new stations.

19 Oct 2018

Murrumbeena Info Hub to close

Murrumbeena Info Hub to close

After nearly two years, the Murrumbeena Info Hub is closing down.

15 Oct 2018

Djerring it is

Djerring it is

A name has been revealed for the new shared walking and cycling path soon to run all the way from Caulfield to Dandenong, with ‘Djerring Trail’ now entered into Melbourne’s official records.

26 Sep 2018

Dog park preview a 'pawsome' prize

Dog park preview a 'pawsome' prize

The pooches of Noble Park are getting excited for a new off-leash dog park in Melbourne's south east.

24 Sep 2018

A monumental move

A monumental move

A Clayton monument honouring soldiers who served in armed conflict has found a new home as part of a special memorial space being created under the new elevated rail.

06 Sep 2018

Millions of work and training hours flow from level crossing removals

Millions of work and training hours flow from level crossing removals

As drivers around Melbourne enjoy free-flowing traffic thanks to level crossing removals, benefits of another kind are flowing from employment and training opportunities.

30 Aug 2018

New Hughesdale Station to open

New Hughesdale Station to open

Passengers will be able to use the new Hughesdale Station from Saturday 25 August following a final push from crews to get the station up and running.

21 Aug 2018

Virtually improving safety in the rail construction industry

Virtually improving safety in the rail construction industry

With the rail industry growing at an unprecedented rate, ensuring all new entrants understand the important role of safety has been a challenge across the sector.

14 Aug 2018

Track donation gives fresh momentum to Yarra Valley Railway

Track donation gives fresh momentum to Yarra Valley Railway

More than 500 volunteers have come together to work on the project , united by a common dream to see a steam train run through the Yarra Valley along a 14-kilometre tourist route.

26 Jul 2018

Every Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing gone

Every Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing gone

Each and every level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong is officially gone for good – the single biggest level crossing removal project in Melbourne's history.

19 Jun 2018

 Station restoration a rare brush with history for apprentices

Station restoration a rare brush with history for apprentices

The heritage-listed shelter, salvaged from Clayton Station as part of level crossing removal works, is more than 120 years old and will soon be returned to the precinct as a historical feature.

05 Jun 2018

Last train through Murrumbeena a moment to be captured

Last train through Murrumbeena a moment to be captured

An historic moment for railway aficionados quietly unfolded last night when the last train to travel on ground level tracks passed through Murrumbeena Station.

30 May 2018

Construction blitz to remove four more crossings

Construction blitz to remove four more crossings

A major construction blitz from 29 May to 17 June will remove the final four level crossings along the Dandenong corridor, as well as undertake critical signalling and infrastructure work.

27 Apr 2018

One year in, veteran partnership a success

One year in, veteran partnership a success

Level Crossing Removal Project is the first major civil infrastructure project to partner with Veterans in Construction.

25 Apr 2018

Australian first rail straddle carrier wraps up operation

Australian first rail straddle carrier wraps up operation

The Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project reached a new milestone this week, with large-scale specialist machinery dismantled and a final section of elevated rail deck complete.

13 Apr 2018

Crowds at Clayton as boom gates go

Crowds at Clayton as boom gates go

Locals came out in force last night for one final glimpse of boom gates at the notorious level Clayton Road level crossing.

12 Apr 2018

Time capsule to commemorate Noble Park

Time capsule to commemorate Noble Park

As part of our celebrations for Noble Park we will be burying a time capsule in the new linear park, and we’re calling on the local community to put forward suggestions of what to include.

09 Apr 2018

Super-sized machines on show at Scienceworks

Super-sized machines on show at Scienceworks

This school holidays, kids from all over Victoria will have the chance to be inspired by ingenious technology used on one of our biggest construction projects.

28 Mar 2018

Workers gear up for new rail trail

Workers gear up for new rail trail

Level crossing workers are - literally - paving the way for better foot and cycle movement through the south-eastern suburbs, with work kicking off on a new 17-kilometre shared use path.

21 Mar 2018

St Michaels Aged Care on track to get new wheels

St Michaels Aged Care on track to get new wheels

Residents of St Michaels Aged Care Facility in Murrumbeena will soon be enjoying the wind in their hair thanks to some help from the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project.

13 Mar 2018

Noble Park celebrates in style as traffic flows freely

Noble Park celebrates in style as traffic flows freely

Fire trucks, Bollywood dancers, sizzling sausages and even a selfie train were all a hit with Noble Park families who flocked to Ross Reserve on

28 Feb 2018

Noble Park Community Event

Noble Park Community Event

There has been another landmark moment for the Level Crossing Removal Authority, where three more level crossings were officially removed at Corrigan, Heatherton and Chandler roads in Noble Park

15 Feb 2018

Three crossings removed as trains run on elevated rail

Three crossings removed as trains run on elevated rail

Three level crossings have now been removed at Corrigan, Heatherton and Chandler roads in Noble Park as passenger trains started running on a new section of elevated rail for the first time.

15 Feb 2018

Driver training at Noble Park

Driver training at Noble Park

After months of hard work on the elevated rail and station at Noble Park as part of our Caulfield to Dandenong project, train drivers finally had the chance to try out the new tracks earlier this week

12 Feb 2018

Noble Park crossing to be removed by the end of summer

Noble Park crossing to be removed by the end of summer

Three level crossings at Noble Park will be removed by the middle of February following strong progress on the Caulfield to Dandenong project.

24 Jan 2018

Help us name the Caulfield to Dandenong shared use path

Help us name the Caulfield to Dandenong shared use path

The Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project is creating a 17-kilometre shared path for cyclists and pedestrians and we want your help to name it.

22 Jan 2018

Beam team's century milestone

Beam team's century milestone

Melbourne’s most colourful rail line machinery has now helped to install more than 100 beams between Caulfield and Hughesdale.

11 Jan 2018

Plan ahead for summer works

Plan ahead for summer works

Extensive power and signalling upgrades to the Caulfield Junction will complement level crossing removal works in an intensive summer construction blitz kicking off next month.

19 Dec 2017

Open Space final designs released

Open Space final designs released

Final plans for 11 MCG’s worth of open space have been unveiled, paving the way for one of the biggest releases of urban parkland Melbourne has ever seen.

13 Nov 2017

Sky's the limit – Guiding girls to careers in demand

Sky's the limit – Guiding girls to careers in demand

The smiling faces of Noble Park’s Girl Guides lit up an inescapably gloomy afternoon earlier in the week as they received a unique look into one of Victoria’s biggest projects.

27 Oct 2017

Lights, signals, action at Noble Park

Lights, signals, action at Noble Park

New pedestrian crossings will be installed at a busy intersection next year to provide quicker and safer access between the Ross Reserve skate park, Noble Park train station, and the Ian Street shops.

26 Oct 2017

Track machine takes rail to a new level

Track machine takes rail to a new level

High tech machines never before used in Australia will soon start laying track on the new elevated rail line, kicking off a key phase for the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project.

20 Oct 2017

Open Space

Open Space

Designs for the 22.5 hectares of open space created as part of Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project have been finalised.

02 Oct 2017

Consultation reports for Caulfield to Dandenong new open space released

Consultation reports for Caulfield to Dandenong new open space released

This week we published a report that outlines the recommendations from the Community Open Space Expert Panel.

22 Aug 2017

Veterans bring sought-after skills

Veterans bring sought-after skills

This year, the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project is set to become the first major civil infrastructure project to partner with Veterans in Construction.

26 Apr 2017

First beams installed at Noble Park

First beams installed at Noble Park

The first elevated rail beams are now in place in Noble Park.

13 Apr 2017

Expert panel goes live

Expert panel goes live

Members of the Caulfield to Dandenong: Community Open Space Expert Panel recently participated in a question and answer panel session.

10 Apr 2017

Info hub with a difference takes shape

Info hub with a difference takes shape

A group of disadvantaged young people have been given a new lease on life through a construction training initiative.

21 Mar 2017

Have your say on new parkland

Have your say on new parkland

Locals are being called on to have their say about shared paths, outdoor fitness equipment and lighting for new parkland as part of a new survey being run by the Level Crossing Removal Project.

01 Mar 2017

Level crossing removal creates 200 new jobs at Pakenham factory

Level crossing removal creates 200 new jobs at Pakenham factory

A 13,000 square metre purpose-built factory in Pakenham is building concrete segments for the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project, creating hundreds of jobs.

14 Feb 2017

First columns installed on Caulfield to Dandenong project

First columns installed on Caulfield to Dandenong project

The first columns of the new, elevated train line that will remove nine of Victoria's worst level crossings from Caulfield to Dandenong are now in place in Murrumbeena.

01 Feb 2017

Open Space Ideas Hub – new survey launched

Open Space Ideas Hub – new survey launched

We would love to hear your thoughts on the trees and plants proposed for the new open space as well as your creative ideas of how we can transform the Cranbourne-Pakenham rail corridor

30 Jan 2017

New station for Noble Park

New station for Noble Park

A brand new Noble Park station is being built as part of the $1.6 billion transformation of the Cranbourne-Pakenham line.

16 Dec 2016

Open space ideas hub has launched

Open space ideas hub has launched

A new Open Space Ideas Hub has been launched to gather feedback on this new open space.

13 Dec 2016

Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project design

Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project design

The Caulfield to Dandenong finalised designs were released at the beginning of 2017 and all nine crossings will be gone by the end of 2018.

19 Oct 2016

Major works start on nine level crossings

Major works start on nine level crossings

Major construction to remove nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong will commence this week.

28 Aug 2016

Murrumbeena Info Hub now open

Murrumbeena Info Hub now open

The Caulfield to Dandenong project team are the newest residents of Murrumbeena's Neerim Road shopping precinct.

02 Aug 2016

Major works start soon on Caulfield to Dandenong elevated rail line

Major works start soon on Caulfield to Dandenong elevated rail line

Major construction to remove the nine level crossings between Dandenong and the City is about to begin.

06 Jul 2016

Preliminary Noise Report released for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Preliminary Noise Report released for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

The Preliminary Noise Report for the Caulfield to Dandenong project was released today.

04 May 2016

Contract awarded for Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removals

Contract awarded for Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removals

The contract for the removal of every dangerous and congested level crossing between Dandenong and the city has been signed, and work will start within weeks.

22 Apr 2016

COSEP

COSEP

Consultation about the parkland has happened in stages since work on the project kicked off in earnest in 2015. 

11 Apr 2016

Expert Panel to oversee new public open space

Expert Panel to oversee new public open space

The Victorian Government has announced the appointment of an Expert Panel to oversee plans for Melbourne's newest park.

09 Apr 2016

Voluntary purchase scheme

Voluntary purchase scheme

The Government today announced a range of measures to support residents living near the Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project.

29 Mar 2016

Caulfield to Dandenong project - thank you for your feedback

Caulfield to Dandenong project - thank you for your feedback

Following the release of the proposed designs for the Level Crossing Removal Project: Caulfield to Dandenong, the consultation period has now closed.

18 Mar 2016

New training and jobs partnership with Chisholm Institute

New training and jobs partnership with Chisholm Institute

It was announced today that a new training and jobs partnership with Chisholm Institute would be established as part of the Level Crossing Removal Project.

16 Feb 2016

Proposed designs unveiled for Caulfield to Dandenong corridor

Proposed designs unveiled for Caulfield to Dandenong corridor

The Victorian Government has released proposed designs for the nine level crossing removals between Caulfield and Dandenong.

07 Feb 2016

Contractor shortlist for Caulfield to Dandenong

Contractor shortlist for Caulfield to Dandenong

The Victorian Government has announced the shortlisted bidders for the package of works to remove nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong.

07 Jul 2015

Expression of Interest released for Caulfield to Dandenong

Expression of Interest released for Caulfield to Dandenong

The Victorian Government has released the Expression of Interest for the Caulfield to Dandenong package.

27 May 2015

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