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Works notice – Coulson Reserve, Clifton Hill, signalling and communications works

Works notices

The Preston Level Crossing Removal Project will be carrying out signalling and communications works within Coulson Reserve, Clifton Hill, from Sunday 11 April until Wednesday 14 April 2021.

Bell Station overview and FAQs

Fact sheets and brochures

The Level Crossing Removal Project is removing four level crossings and building two new stations in Preston. These are some of our frequently asked questions.

Bell Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

The Level Crossing Removal Project is removing four level crossings and building two new stations in Preston.

Works notice – Cramer Street, Preston, utilities work

Works notices

From Wednesday 7 April to Friday 30 April Jemena will be completing utilities works on Cramer Street in Preston

Preston open space feedback report

Reports

This report summarises the key themes raised in the Preston open space feedback.

Preston – What to expect during construction fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

To build the rail bridge, specialised machinery is needed. As with any major construction, this can result in noise and vibration. Learn what to expect during construction on our Preston project.

Works notice – Preston night works

Works notices

From 7pm Friday 26 March to 5am Monday 29 March 24-hour works will take place in the rail corridor between Normanby Road, Thornbury and Regent Street, Preston.

Works notice – site establishment and traffic changes on Edith Street, Preston

Works notices

The Preston Level Crossing Removal Project will be resurfacing sections of the road, installing barriers and project fencing on Edith Street, Preston, from 7am Tuesday 30 March until 6pm Wed 31 March.

Works notice – temporary closure of Railway Place East, Preston

Works notices

The Preston Level Crossing Removal Project will be carrying out signalling and communications works on Railway Place East, Preston, from 7am Monday 22 March until 6pm Friday 9 April 2021.

Works notice – site establishment and traffic changes on Railway Place West, Preston

Works notices

The Preston Level Crossing Removal Project will be installing barriers and project fencing on Railway Place West, Preston, from 7am Thursday 1 April until 6pm Friday 2 April 2022.

Works notice – Preston Level Crossing Removal Project, service investigation works

Works notices

Preliminary combined service route (CSR) works will commence between Beavers Road, Northcote and Hutton Street, Thornbury and will include the investigation of services nearby the rail line.

Works notice – Preston Level Crossing Removal Project, rail communications upgrades

Works notices

To facilitate the construction and upgrade of underground power and rail communication systems works are required along the rail corridor between Miller St, Preston and Westbourne Gr, Northcote.

Preston community update – March 2021

Community updates

Works have begun on the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project, which will see the level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road gone by the end of 2022.

Works notice – Preston Level Crossing Removal Project, lane closures

Works notices

From Wednesday 10 March until Friday 12 March, between 9am- 3pm, Oakover Road will be closed to west bound traffic at the Oakover Road, Preston level crossing

Work notice – installation of electric cable pole, Bell Street, Preston

Works notices

To supply power to the future Bell Station, a new power pole must be installed on the corner of Bell and Garnet streets.

Works notice – Parker Street, Preston - changes to parking

Works notices

From Tuesday 16 February to mid March 2021 the northern side of Parker Street and the eastern side of Taunton Avenue will be made a No Parking Zone.

Works notice – Preston night works

Works notices

From 7pm, Friday 12 February to 5am, Monday 15 February 24-hour works will take place in the rail corridor between Miller Street and Murray Road, Preston.

Works notice – Preston utilities works

There will be traffic closures at Murray Road, Preston to allow for utilities work.

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.

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 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.

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 Q and As

Other

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

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.

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.

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.

North Western Program Alliance sustainability policy

Policies

We are adopting a strategic and resilient approach to address and mitigate the existing and emerging sustainability challenges for the rail infrastructure environment and our local communities.

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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