Final designs for the new Union Station and station precinct
Designs for the new Union Station and the station precinct have been finalised using the thousands of pieces of community feedback we’ve received since starting community consultation.
Local landmark on the move at Surrey Hills Station
The iconic palm tree located in the northern car park at Surrey Hills Station will be going away on vacation at a specialist nursery, while major construction takes place.
A 'Union' of two communities
‘Union Station’ will become a well-known place in Melbourne’s east after it was selected to be the name of the new, premium station being built at Mont Albert and Surrey Hills.
More open space in the heart of Union Road
An additional 450 square metres of new, public open space will be created at Union Road, Surrey Hills, with seating, landscaping and space for community event
Vertical Garden Goals at Lorne Parade Reserve
A vibrant wall of flourishing plants has started to take shape at Lorne Parade Reserve as part of the Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Level Crossing Removal Project.
Uncovering the past at Surrey Hills
As part of the level crossing removal works in Surrey Hills, we’re undertaking another kind of dig to understand the history of the area in which we’re removing the level crossings.
Major works starting at Mont Albert and Surrey Hills
Major works are underway at Mont Albert and Surrey Hills to remove 2 dangerous and congested level crossings and build a new, premium station.
Supporting your local traders this festive season
As part of works to remove the dangerous and congested level crossings at Union Road and Mont Albert Road we’re encouraging our workforce and locals to shop in the community.
Retaining more trees in Mont Albert and Surrey Hills
We know how important trees are to the local community and we’re working hard to minimise tree removal across the project.
Station naming for Surrey Hills and Mont Albert
Public input is now being sought on 5 potential names for the new premium station to be delivered as part the Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert Level Crossing Removal Project.
Getting ready for construction at Surrey Hills and Mont Albert
To prepare the project area for major works in 2022, we’ll need to remove vegetation impacted by works associated with the rail trench and underground services.
Thanks for your feedback on our updated designs for Surrey Hills and Mont Albert
Thanks to the Mont Albert and Surrey Hills residents, workers, business owners, community groups and commuters who participated in our recent consultation on updated designs.
Design enhancements unveiled for Surrey Hills and Mont Albert
Following extensive community feedback, the designs for the new premium station and precinct have been further enhanced.
Updated designs released for Surrey Hills and Mont Albert
The community can now view updated designs for the new station and station precinct as part of the level crossing removals on Union Road, Surrey Hills and Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert.
Thank you for your feedback on sports grounds
Through detailed project planning, three of the four sporting ovals initially included in the draft project boundary will not be used as part of our Surrey Hills and Mont Albert works.
Surrey Hills and Mont Albert crossings removal fast-tracked
Surrey Hills and Mont Albert will be safer and better connected with works fast-tracked to remove two dangerous and congested level crossings with a rail trench and build a new premium station.