Major construction is well underway for a vital upgrade, which will allow for trains every ten minutes on the Cranbourne line.
We’re also removing the last four remaining level crossings between Cranbourne and the city and building a brand new station at Merinda Park in Lyndhurst.
Two level crossing removals are now underway:
Two more level crossings will be removed by 2025:
Hand in hand with the Metro Tunnel, the Cranbourne Line Upgrade will make road and rail travel easier, faster and more reliable for Melbourne’s south east.
This project will also deliver a new rail connection for the Port Rail Shuttle Network, allowing freight to be transported by train from Dandenong South through to the Port of Melbourne.
For regular updates about works in your local area, sign up for email updates.
Current works notices
Merinda Park Station – car park closure
Sections of the Merinda Park Station car park will be closed from May 2020.
Abbotts Road, Dandenong South – overnight road closures
Abbotts Road, Dandenong South will be closed between 9pm and 5am each night from Wednesday 11 November to Saturday 12 December.
Cranbourne line – buses replace trains
Buses will replace trains between Dandenong and Cranbourne stations on the Cranbourne line from 8.30pm Wednesday 25 November to the last service on Wednesday 2 December.
Publications12 Oct 2020
As part of the Cranbourne Line Upgrade, we’re duplicating eight kilometres of track and removing the last four level crossings between Cranbourne and the city, including the Greens Road level crossing29 Sep 2020
Throughout October, construction crews will work near Lynbrook Station and in the rail corridor.