Major works are underway in Carrum to remove three dangerous and congested level crossings and build a new Carrum Station.
The project will also create a new direct road connection between McLeod Road to Nepean Highway, improving travel times and creating safer connections for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
The first major milestone to improve connections in Carrum was the opening of Karrum Karrum Bridge – linking the Bonbeach and Carrum communities and allows the closing of the Mascot Avenue, Bonbeach level crossing for good.
The project will create over 1.2 hectares of new community open spaces, equivalent to two soccer fields, as part of Carrum’s $50 million revitalisation.
Four new areas will transform Carrum – a foreshore park, a village green between Station Street and Nepean Highway, a town square at the new Carrum Station main entrance and a station garden at the second entrance near Walkers Road.
The Eel Race Road and Mascot Avenue level crossings will close in early 2020.
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.
Carrum Station car park closure until early 2020
Carrum Station car park will close from Saturday 9 March 2019 until the new Carrum Station opens in early 2020.
Carrum Station – closure
Carrum Station will close from last service Friday 5 July 2019 so we can remove the existing station building and train storage area, and build Carrum’s new rail bridge and station. The new modern Carrum Station will open in early 2020.
Carrum Station – pedestrian and cyclist changes
Pedestrian and cyclist detours will be in place around the station precinct from Saturday 9 March to early 2020.
Carrum Station – bus stop changes
Due to level crossing removal works at Carrum Station the PTV 857 and 970 bus stop outside Carrum Station will be relocated from Station Street to McLeod Road from Saturday 9 March 2019 to early 2020.
Station Street, Carrum – level crossing permanently closed
At 10:00pm Friday 17 May 2019, the Station Street level crossing in Carrum closes permanently.
Nepean Highway and Station Street, Carrum – lane closures
Some lanes will close at times on Station Street and Nepean Highway, between Karrum Karrum Bridge and Eel Race Road, until July 2019.
Publications20 May 2019
Beach access along Patterson River is back and pedestrians and cyclists are now enjoying the new ramp on the northern side of the new Karrum Karrum Bridge.04 Apr 2019
We’re removing 18 level crossings along the Frankston line to improve safety, reduce congestion and run more trains, more often.