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Works notice – Preston Level Crossing Removal Project, January works

Works notices

From Tuesday 12 January to late January 2021 we’ll be setting up site at Bell Station, which will include the installation of construction barriers, temporary fencing and site sheds.

Preston community update – December 2020

Community updates

Early works have started on the Preston level crossing removals in preparation for major construction scheduled to begin in 2021.

Works notice – Preston investigation works, January

Works notices

From Monday 18 January to Monday 1 February 2021 geo-tech investigations will be carried out to understand the soil conditions in preparation for building the elevated rail structure.

Works notice – Batman depot carpark construction

Works notices

As works begin on the Mernda Line, the project is required to relocate the existing maintenance depot at Bell Station to the northern end of Batman Station.

Preston open space consultation

Fact sheets and brochures

Working closely with expert urban and landscape designers, we’ve been collecting feedback and insights from the local community for over 12 months to help design the new open space.

Preston open space constraints and considerations

Fact sheets and brochures

There are a number of considerations and constraints we needed to account for in developing the design for the open space as part of the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project.

Preston Open Space Advisory Panel (POSAP)

Other

The Preston Open Space Advisory Panel is made up of the local community members who will provide input into how Preston’s newest community open spaces will be developed.

Works notice – Railway Reserve, bike path closure

Works notices

From Tuesday 8 December to Friday 11 December 2020 work will take place on the Railway Reserve Bike Path to protect two Melbourne Water heritage-listed pipes.

Preston Q and As

Other

Questions and answers about the four level crossing removals in Preston.

Works notice – Preston undergrounding rail power

Works notices

We need to install, rail power and communication systems underground. We’ll also be undertaking geotechnical testing of the pavement and removing three non-native trees on Cramer Street.

Works notice – Preston power pole installation

Works notices

On Thursday 10 December between 7am and 6pm Jemena will be installing power poles along Edith Street and replacing a pole on the corner of Edith and Bruce streets.

Works notice – demolition of former Girl Guides and Trugo Club buildings

Works notices

To make way for the new Preston Station and car park we need to demolish the former Girl Guides and Trugo Club buildings.

Works notice – Murray Road to Regent Street utility relocation

Works notices

Utilities relocation works in the area and site investigations will begin on Monday 9 November to Monday 14 December 2020.

Works notice – Miller Street to Regent Street night works

Works notices

From 7pm Friday 13 November to 5am Monday 16 November 24-hour works will take place in the rail corridor between Miller Street and Regent Street, Preston.

Works notice – Oakover Road undergrounding power investigations

Works notices

From 7pm Thursday 5 November to 5am Friday 6 November we’ll be investigating existing unground services in Preston.

Works notice – Preston site investigation works

Works notices

From Monday 16 November to Saturday 28 November 2020 geo-technical investigations will be carried out to understand the soil conditions in preparation for building the elevated rail structure.

Works notice – Edith Street and Preston Oval Car Park vegetation removal

Works notices

From Thursday 5 November until late November vegetation removal will occur on the eastern side of Edith Street between Cramer Street and Bruce Street and in the Preston Oval Car Park.

Works notice – Taunton Avenue, Preston vegetation removal

Works notices

From Thursday 5 November until late November vegetation removal will occur on the western side of Taunton Avenue adjacent to the rail corridor.

Works notice – Bell Station and Railway Place East vegetation removal

Works notices

From Thursday 5 November until late November vegetation removal will occur on the western side of Railway Place East between Miller Street and Esther Street and the Bell Station car park.

Works notice – Preston Station precinct vegetation removal

Works notices

From Thursday 5 November until late November vegetation removal will occur in the eastern car park of Preston Station and the centre median of Cramer Street.

Preston – Managing vegetation removal fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

Trees, vegetation and green space are valued by the Preston community. Minimising the impact of tree and vegetation removal is an important consideration in the design and construction of the project.

Works notice – Preston site establishment, Preston Station

Works notices

Works will involve utility service relocations and site investigations throughout the rail corridor between Regent and Cramer streets, including the Preston Station precinct.

Works notice – Preston site establishment, Edith Street and Preston City Oval

Works notices

Preliminary works ahead of site establishment will begin on Tuesday 20 October 2020 and continue until late-December 2020.

Works notice – Preston site establishment, Bell Station and Railway Place East

Works notices

Preston site establishment works will begin on Monday 19 October 2020 and continue until late December 2020.

Preston community update – October 2020

Community updates

We’re working hard on designs to remove dangerous and congested level crossings at Murray Road, Cramer Street, Bell Street and Oakover Road in Preston and build two new stations.

New Preston Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

Providing a welcoming gateway to Preston, the design of the new Preston Station makes it safer and more convenient gateway for locals and visitors to Preston.

New Bell Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

The new Bell Station design reflects Preston’s rich history with post-war roof tops, and references to the local art and culture scene.

Works notice – Preston site office establishment, Cramer Street

We are installing temporary site sheds and modifying Building S at the northern end of Melbourne Polytechnic.

Works notice – Preston site office establishment, Murray Road

Works notices

From Wednesday 30 September to Wednesday 25 November we’re establishing a project site office at 362 Murray Road, Preston.

Preston open space consultation report

Reports

The Preston open space consultation report will outline the key principles and themes that emerged from feedback from the community, local businesses and stakeholders.

Preston Open Space Advisory Panel - Terms of Reference

Other

The Preston Open Space Advisory Panel has been established as a key avenue for community involvement during planning for the development of the open spaces as part of a wider engagement program.

Preston community feedback report – February 2020

Reports

This report details key themes raised in community feedback about the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project.

Preston community update – November 2019

Community Updates

We’re removing the dangerous and congested level crossings at Murray Road, Cramer Street, Bell Street and Oakover Road, Preston, and building new Bell and Preston stations.

Preston community update - May 2019

Community updates

We’re removing four dangerous and congested level crossings and building two new stations on the Mernda line.

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