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Works notice – Pakenham road closures and night works January 2022

Works notices

To prepare for major construction, the Pakenham Level Crossing Removal Project will be conducting works from Tuesday 11 January 2022 to Sunday 23 January 2022.

Works notice – Barrier installation, fencing and rail corridor access works on Henty, Roger and Flower streets

Works notices

We'll construct entry points for construction vehicles to access the rail corridor along Henty, Flower and Rogers streets between Mon 29 Nov and Wed 22 Dec 2021, 7am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Works notice – Pakenham night works to relocate essential services

Works notices

From Monday 29 November to Thursday 9 December 2021 we will be undertaking night works between 8pm and 5am to relocate underground services on Racecourse Road between Bald Hill Road and Henry Street.

Works notice – Pakenham bus stop relocation and footpath closures

Works notices

To prepare for the start of major construction works, new bus stops will be constructed on Station Street to be used when trains are not running.

Works notice – Pakenham night works to relocate essential services

Works notices

The Pakenham Level Crossing Removal Project will undertake night works from Mon 22 Nov to 17 Dec, between 8pm to 5am Mon to Thur, on McGregor Road between Heritage Boulevard and Rogers Street.

Pakenham community update – November 2021

Community updates

All of Pakenham's boom gates will be gone for good in 2023/24. The two new stations and community space will open in 2024.

Works notice – upcoming night works in Pakenham

Works notices

Night works to relocate cabling will occur from 8 November to mid December 2021. These works will involve trenching on both sides of the rail corridor.

Pakenham environment fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

The Pakenham community told us protecting the local environment is important and we’re working hard to minimise the impact of our works.

Pakenham construction impacts factsheet

Fact sheets and brochures

We’re removing the dangerous and congested level crossings at McGregor Road, Main Street and Racecourse Road and building new stations at Pakenham and East Pakenham.

Pakenham trees and vegetation fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

During planning for the project we work with qualified arborists and sustainability and environmental specialists to minimise the impacts to local flora and fauna.

New East Pakenham Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

East Pakenham Station fact sheet highlighting all the new station features and upcoming works timeline.

New Pakenham Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

We’re removing the dangerous and congested level crossings at McGregor Road, Main Street and Racecourse Road and building a new Pakenham Station.

Works notice – Pakenham line early works and site establishment

Works notices

We’re removing the dangerous and congested level crossings at McGregor Road, Main Street, and Racecourse Road, Pakenham by building a rail bridge over the roads and building new stations in Pakenham.

Works notice – Ryan Road, Pakenham traffic impacts

Works notices

Ryan Road in Pakenham will be closed near the rail corridor for water main upgrade works from Monday 18 October to Friday 19 November 2021.

Pakenham Level Crossing Removal Project – project area designation

Other

On 8 July 2021, the Minister for Planning designated the Project Area under section 95 of the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009 (MTPF Act).

Pakenham project overview fact sheet

Community updates

By raising the rail line over the roads, Pakenham will be level crossing free with all boom gates gone for good in 2023/2024.

Pakenham community update – June 2021

Community updates

The level crossings at McGregor Road, Main Street and Racecourse Road have been fast-tracked for removal and as part of the project we're also building new stations at Pakenham and Pakenham East.

Pakenham East Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

The new Pakenham East Station will be built between Deep Creek and Princes Freeway, ensuring the right infrastructure is in place to support one of Melbourne’s newest suburbs.

Pakenham – Planning approval Q&A

Other

Information about the planning approval process for the Pakenham level crossing removal projects.

Pakenham community feedback report

Reports

This report details the key themes raised in feedback from the Pakenham community during the early planning phase.

Pakenham community update – December 2020

Community updates

We will remove the dangerous and congested level crossings at McGregor Road, Main Street and Racecourse Road in Pakenham by elevating the rail and build a new Pakenham Station.

Main Street, Racecourse Road and McGregor Road, Pakenham – Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Fact sheets and brochures

Frequently asked questions about the level crossing removals at Main Street, Racecourse Road and McGregor Road, Pakenham.

North Western Program Alliance sustainability policy

Policies

We are adopting a strategic and resilient approach to address and mitigate the existing and emerging sustainability challenges for the rail infrastructure environment and our local communities.

Pakenham community update – February 2020

Community Updates

We’re removing three level crossings and building a new superstation in Pakenham.

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