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.
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.
Detailed planning and design work is underway, with works beginning in 2020.
Level crossings to be removed are:
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On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is overseeing the removal of 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2025.
Publications03 Sep 2019
The Victorian Government is investing more than $1 billion to duplicate the Cranbourne line, remove level crossings and build a new Merinda Park Station – allowing for more trains more often.