Reservoir Station – a first in sustainability
Reservoir Station, completed by the Level Crossing Removal Project in July last year, has become the first train station in Australia to be awarded a 5 Star Green Star As Built rating.
A piece of history installed at new Reservoir Station
Next time you visit the brand new Reservoir Station, you may notice an interesting relic that doesn’t quite match the modern façade of the station precinct.
Works at Reservoir Station all wrapped up
The finishing touches have been put in place on the new Reservoir Station, with lifts installed, station buildings complete and the bus interchange up and running for passengers to use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
Plenty of action on site at Reservoir
It has been a busy start to April for the Reservoir Level Crossings Removal Project.
Progress at Reservoir
Works are ramping up in removing the level crossing at High Street in Reservoir.
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.
Major works start at Reservoir
Major works will start this week to remove the Reservoir level crossing and build a new Reservoir station.
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.
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,
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.