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Level crossing removed

The dangerous and congested level crossings at Charman and Park roads in Cheltenham were removed in 2020.

At Cheltenham, the rail has been lowered into a rail trench, with the roads rebuilt at their existing level.

This coincided with the removal of the crossing at nearby Balcombe Road, Mentone.

All three level crossings are now gone for good.

A new Cheltenham Station is now open, with the existing station buildings kept in storage until their final location is confirmed.

The project will also include more than three kilometres of walking and cycling paths connecting the Mentone and Cheltenham station precincts. Other new features will be improved lighting, accessibility and car parking.

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

Current disruptions

08 Aug 2019 1565186400 1625147940 to Jul 2021

Cheltenham Station – car park closure

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FRANKSTON LINE

Cheltenham Station car park will close from Thursday 8 August 2019 until mid 2021.

28 Jan 2020 1580130000 1627826340 to Aug 2021

Cheltenham 3P car park closure

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The three-hour (3P) short-term car spaces in the triangular car park next to Cheltenham Station will close on Tuesday 28 January until mid 2021.

10 Mar 2020 1583758800 1606827540 to Dec 2020

Stanley Avenue, Cheltenham – road and shared use path closure

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Stanley Avenue, Cheltenham will be closed to through traffic to late 2020. The shared use path between Stanley Avenue and Charman Road will also be closed to late 2020.

News

A new lease on life for the old Cheltenham bicycle Parkiteer

A new lease on life for the old Cheltenham bicycle Parkiteer

02 Oct 2020
A fresh purpose for a historical Cheltenham station building

A fresh purpose for a historical Cheltenham station building

22 Sep 2020

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Publications

Cheltenham and Mentone community update – August 2020

17 Aug 2020

Our crews in Cheltenham and Mentone successfully completed the longest rail closure undertaken on a level crossing removal project, with up to 1700 people working around the clock for 57 days.

Your new Cheltenham Station fact sheet

16 Jul 2020

Your brand new Cheltenham Station will open on Sunday 16 August. With trains back up and running, we will complete finishing works in the station precinct by mid 2021.

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Charman Road, Cheltenham

Current events

Cheltenham and Mentone Information Hub

Based on current health advice we have decided to temporarily close our Cheltenham and Mentone Info Hub until further notice.

04 Jun 2019

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