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Cheltenham and Mentone Station car parking

Fact sheets and Brochures

As part of the removal of three level crossings in Cheltenham and Mentone, the Level Crossing Removal Project is providing new parking arrangements.

Protecting heritage features

Fact sheets and Brochures

As part of the removal of three level crossings in Cheltenham and Mentone, the Level Crossing Removal Project will protect and preserve the existing heritage station buildings.

Cheltenham community update – March 2019

Community Updates

Construction to remove the level crossing at Charman Road and Park Road in Cheltenham is underway, and the level crossing will be gone for good by late 2020.

Cheltenham Community Reference Group

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We’ve formed a trader reference group (TRG) of residents and representatives from local traders and businesses to help shape the project.

Cheltenham/Mentone Trader Reference Group

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We’ve formed a trader reference group (TRG) of residents and representatives from local traders and businesses to help shape the project.

Frankston quarterly update - October 2018

Community Updates

Over the past few months there have been significant changes to the Frankston line, including the removal of the level crossings at Skye Road in Frankston and at Seaford Road in Seaford.

Frankston line community update – June 2018

Community Updates

Over the course of May and June a construction blitz is underway to rebuild the new Frankston Station and remove the level crossing at Skye/Overton Road in Frankston.

Frankston Line Community Update – December 2017

Community Updates

Across the Frankston line, work to remove level crossings is well underway. Three are already gone and Skye/Overton Road in Frankston is under construction, to be completed in 2018.

Cheltenham Community Update - December 2017

Community Updates

It’s been a busy year on the Cheltenham level crossing removal project since announcing the lowering of the rail line at Park Road and Charman Road, Cheltenham, in February 2017.

Cheltenham Project Area Designation

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On 3 November 2017, the Minister for Planning designated the project area under section 95 of the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009.

Cheltenham Community Update – July 2017

Community Updates

We would like to thank everyone who took the time to visit our mobile information hub earlier this year and provided feedback on the level crossing removal at Cheltenham.

Cheltenham and Mentone FAQs

Fact sheets and Brochures

Read the frequently asked questions about the Cheltenham and Mentone level crossing removal projects.

Cheltenham Community Update - February 2017

Community Updates

We will be lowering the rail line into a trench at Park Road and Charman Road, Cheltenham, and these roads will be rebuilt at their current road level. We will also build a new Cheltenham Station.

Cheltenham and Mentone Community Update - December 2016

Community Updates

Over the last 12 months, we've been talking to thousands of local people about the best way to remove these dangerous and congested level crossings at Cheltenham and Mentone.

Frankston Factsheet: Land acquisition and compensation

Fact sheets and Brochures

This factsheet provides an overview of the processes that would apply if the Government is required to purchase or acquire privately-owned land as part of the Frankston line level crossing removals.

Frankston Factsheet: Planning and environmental approvals process

Fact sheets and Brochures

We have conducted a range of site investigations and assessments and still have more work to do on the design options that are under consideration to identify all approvals requirements.

Frankston Factsheet: Hydrogeology

Fact sheets and Brochures

Hydrogeology is the area of geology that deals with the distribution and movement of groundwater in the soil.

Frankston Factsheet: How do we assess options

Fact sheets and Brochures

LXRA is committed to a comprehensive design assessment process for each potential design option to ensure we find the best solution for each site.

Frankston Factsheet: Car park survey

Fact sheets and Brochures

We are undertaking car park surveys to investigate the originating suburbs for each car parked in station car parks on the Frankston line.

Frankston Factsheet: Assessment criteria

Fact sheets and Brochures

Removing level crossings are complex projects with many environmental, community and technical considerations to be understood and balanced as potential designs are considered.

Frankston Factsheet: Feature survey

Fact sheets and Brochures

A feature survey is essential to any construction or infrastructure project as it accurately maps the existing topography - the natural and man-made features of an area.

Frankston Factsheet: Hydrology

Fact sheets and Brochures

Preliminary hydrology assessments have been undertaken to determine if there are any fundamental flaws with each design option.

Frankston Factsheet: Flora and fauna investigations

Fact sheets and Brochures

We are committed to minimising the impact on flora and fauna, particularly sensitive species, as we design and construct level crossing removals along the Frankston line.

Frankston Factsheet: Traffic monitoring and modelling

Fact sheets and Brochures

We undertake traffic monitoring and modelling to understand current traffic issues and to ensure that the project doesn't have an adverse impact on traffic and, ideally, reduces congestion.

Frankston Factsheet: Utilities investigation

Fact sheets and Brochures

Utilities investigations look in detail at all of the services located around a level crossing removal site, such as electricity, gas and water.

Frankston Communication and engagement report

Reports

This report captures the outcomes and insights of the initial Frankston line community consultation program, ending in June 2016.

Frankston Factsheet: Cultural heritage

Fact sheets and Brochures

We are continuing to undertake cultural heritage assessments to determine the possible impacts of proposed construction activities on Indigenous and European cultural heritage.

Frankston preliminary options assessment reports

Reports

These reports capture the outcomes and insights of the initial Frankston line community consultation program, ending in June 2016.

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