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We're removing 10 more level crossings by 2025, bringing the total to 85 level crossings gone for good.

Final designs for the new Union Station and station precinct

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.

16 May 2022

Local landmark on the move at Surrey Hills Station

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.

09 May 2022

A 'Union' of two communities

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.

23 Mar 2022

More open space in the heart of Union Road

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

23 Mar 2022

Vertical Garden Goals at Lorne Parade Reserve

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.

10 Mar 2022

Uncovering the past at Surrey Hills

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.

25 Feb 2022

Major works starting at Mont Albert and Surrey Hills

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.

31 Jan 2022

Supporting your local traders this festive season

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.

23 Dec 2021

Retaining more trees in Mont Albert and Surrey Hills

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.

15 Dec 2021

Station naming for Surrey Hills and Mont Albert

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.

21 Oct 2021

Getting ready for construction at Surrey Hills and Mont Albert

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.

20 Sep 2021

Thanks for your feedback on our updated designs for Surrey Hills and Mont Albert

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.

14 Sep 2021

Design enhancements unveiled for Surrey Hills and Mont Albert

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.

16 Aug 2021

Updated designs released for Surrey Hills and Mont Albert

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.

14 Jun 2021

Thank you for your feedback on sports grounds

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.

31 Mar 2021

Surrey Hills and Mont Albert crossings removal fast-tracked

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.

02 Dec 2020

More level crossing removals on the way

More level crossing removals on the way

A further 25 level crossings will be removed by 2025, in addition to the 50 already planned, underway or completed.

30 Nov 2018

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