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High Street level crossing removed and new Reservoir Station open

High Street level crossing removed and new Reservoir Station open

The 31st level crossing is now gone with Reservoir Station and the intersection at High Street now open.

16 Dec 2019

Making tracks in Reservoir

Making tracks in Reservoir

It was a busy weekend in Reservoir, with plenty of track work happening to get ready for trains to run on the rail bridge from Monday 16 December.

12 Dec 2019

Old Reservoir Station platforms are now gone

Old Reservoir Station platforms are now gone

With buses replacing trains on the Mernda line until Monday 16 December, the team have wasted no time getting rid of the old Reservoir Station platforms, tracks and ballast.

06 Dec 2019

Level crossing works to heat up in summer construction blitz

Level crossing works to heat up in summer construction blitz

Victoria’s Big Build will ramp up over the summer months as a record amount of work is carried out on transport projects from December through to February.

21 Nov 2019

Shop and Win(ners) at Reservoir

Shop and Win(ners) at Reservoir

Winners from the Reservoir Shop and Win competition are in! With over 10,000 entries, we thank everyone who participated and shopped local in Reservoir while works are on.

11 Nov 2019

Ride the Reservoir rail bridge in December

Ride the Reservoir rail bridge in December

Reservoir’s dangerous and congested High Street level crossing will be gone for good and the new Reservoir Station open by Christmas.

24 Oct 2019

Steel bridge growing in Reservoir

Steel bridge growing in Reservoir

The Reservoir project team have been busy installing the steel bridge sections across the High Street intersection over the past month.

15 Oct 2019

Getting crafty in Reservoir

Getting crafty in Reservoir

The Reservoir project team joined forces with Darebin City Council during the recent school holidays for a fun and educational childrens’ workshop about construction.

14 Oct 2019

Steel bridge sections arrive in Reservoir

Steel bridge sections arrive in Reservoir

The Reservoir level crossing is another step closer to being removed with the steel bridge sections being installed above the High Street intersection.

23 Sep 2019

Open the door to win at Reservoir

Open the door to win at Reservoir

While we work to remove the Reservoir level crossing, we’re also working to turn local shoppers into winners!

16 Sep 2019

High Street intersection closure sees Reservoir works ramp up

High Street intersection closure sees Reservoir works ramp up

The next major phase of works at Reservoir soon will kick off, with the High Street intersection closed to traffic at the level crossing from 9:00pm on Monday 19 August, reopening in late December.

16 Aug 2019

Prog-rezz continues in Reservoir

Prog-rezz continues in Reservoir

The first of 52 hundred-tonne L-shaped beams has been lifted in to place as the new Reservoir rail bridge takes shape.

01 Aug 2019

Platform shaping up at Reservoir

Platform shaping up at Reservoir

The new Reservoir Station is taking shape, with three steel sections of the new elevated platform installed over the weekend.

23 Jul 2019

Full steam ahead for Reservoir level crossing removal

Full steam ahead for Reservoir level crossing removal

Work is stepping up at the Reservoir level crossing removal site with the new rail bridge taking shape.

17 Jul 2019

Vivid colour showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists at Reservoir

Vivid colour showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists at Reservoir

Reservoir locals will see a splash of colour on their temporary station as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from the Preston based Narrun Yana Art Collective.

10 Jul 2019

Cranes ready to do the heavy lifting at Reservoir

Cranes ready to do the heavy lifting at Reservoir

If you have passed through Reservoir Station over the past week, you would have found it hard to miss the two huge cranes that were recently delivered to site.

02 Jul 2019

Have a coffee on us at the Broadway shops

Have a coffee on us at the Broadway shops

While construction is underway at Reservoir, we’re encouraging people to continue to shop locally and supporting businesses with a great offer.

24 Jun 2019

How to build a bridge

How to build a bridge

The Reservoir team has achieved a Level Crossing Removal Project first, using the innovative ‘monopiling’ technique to lay the foundations of the new rail bridge.

17 Jun 2019

 ‘Excellent’ for commuters, locals and the environment

‘Excellent’ for commuters, locals and the environment

Three Level Crossing Removal Project projects have received excellent sustainability rating from the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia.

03 Jun 2019

Two boom gates down at Reservoir as works continue

Two boom gates down at Reservoir as works continue

Two of the six boom gates at the dangerous and congested Reservoir level crossing have now been removed for good.

30 May 2019

Plenty of action on site at Reservoir

Plenty of action on site at Reservoir

It has been a busy start to April for the Reservoir Level Crossings Removal Project.

16 Apr 2019

Progress at Reservoir

Progress at Reservoir

Works are ramping up in removing the level crossing at High Street in Reservoir.

01 Apr 2019

Reservoir – we’ve arrived

Reservoir – we’ve arrived

The Level Crossing Removal Project team have moved on to site at Reservoir and are getting on with the job of removing the dangerous and congested level crossing.

25 Feb 2019

Major works start at Reservoir

Major works start at Reservoir

Major works will start this week to remove the Reservoir level crossing and build a new Reservoir station.

23 Jan 2019

Call for members: Reservoir Community Reference Group

Call for members: Reservoir Community Reference Group

The Level Crossing Removal Project is establishing a Community Reference Group in Reservoir as a way to share information with the community, and answer questions on construction activities.

22 Jan 2019

Reservoir get ready – our site is landing

Reservoir get ready – our site is landing

January in Reservoir is all about site establishment for our team. If you find yourself near Reservoir Station in the coming weeks, you will notice the installation of our temporary station buildings,

16 Jan 2019

Contract signed for Reservoir level crossing removal

Contract signed for Reservoir level crossing removal

An Alliance led by John Holland, KBR and MTM will oversee the $232 million works that will deliver an elevated rail bridge over High Street, Reservoir and a new, modern Reservoir train station.

05 Dec 2018

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