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This vital upgrade will allow for trains every ten minutes on the Cranbourne line.

Working between Dandenong and Cranbourne, we’ll be fully duplicating the line, laying eight kilometres of new track next to the existing one.

We’re also removing the last four remaining level crossings between Cranbourne and the city, and building a brand new station at Merinda Park.

Level crossings to be removed are:

Work is well underway at Evans Road, with contracts now also awarded to start fully duplicating the Cranbourne line, remove the Greens Road level crossing and build a new Merinda Park Station.

Hand in hand with the Metro Tunnel and other vital transport works, this project will make road and rail travel easier and more reliable for people in Melbourne’s south east.

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Current disruptions

May 2020 1588255200 1609419540 to Dec 2020

Merinda Park Station – car park closure


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Sections of the Merinda Park Station car park will be closed from May 2020.

05 Jun 2020 1591279200 1591711140 to 09 Jun 2020

Cranbourne line – buses replace trains


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Buses will replace trains on the Cranbourne line between Dandenong and Cranbourne stations from 9pm Friday 5 June to Monday 8 June.


Screens at Greens

Screens at Greens

07 May 2020
Contracts awarded for the Cranbourne Line Upgrade

Contracts awarded for the Cranbourne Line Upgrade

16 Mar 2020

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Cranbourne Line Upgrade community update – Merinda Park Station, May 2020

19 May 2020

Merinda Park Station is being rebuilt with two new platforms and a better layout. It’s part of works to duplicate track and allow for trains every ten minutes on the Cranbourne line.

Cranbourne Line Upgrade – vegetation removal fact sheet

19 May 2020

Tree and vegetation removal is an important part of the process of preparing for major construction. It will take place along the Cranbourne Line from May until September 2020.


Cranbourne Line Duplication

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