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

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Level crossing removed

Three crossings at Mt Derrimut Road and Robinsons Road in Deer Park, and Fitzgerald Road in Ardeer, will be removed along the Geelong and Ballarat lines.

We’ll remove the level crossing at Mt Derrimut Road by building a rail bridge over the road. We’ll also build a new Deer Park Station, complete with bicycle facilities, car parking, accessible platforms, and landscaping.

Removing this level crossing will ease delays for the 23,000 vehicles that pass through the crossing every day. Boom gates in Deer Park and Ardeer can be down for up to 45 per cent of the morning peak, when up to 37 trains travel through the crossings.

Construction will start in late 2021, with the level crossing to be removed in 2024.

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On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is overseeing the removal of 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2025.


Current works notices

Works notice – Mt Derrimut Road and Deer Park Station, July works

Current disruptions

17 Jul 2021 1626444000 1483275540 to Jan 2017

Deer Park Station – station access closure

Pedestrian

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GEELONG-BALLARAT

The pedestrian access path at the western entrance to Deer Park station will close permanently from Saturday 17 July.

26 Jul 2021 1627221600 1704113940 to Jan 2024

Deer Park Station – parking space relocation

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GEELONG-BALLARAT

The accessible car parking and the 5 minute parking zone at Deer Park Station will be relocated to the eastern end of the car park from Monday 26 July 2021 through to 2024.

News

Concept designs released for Mt Derrimut Road

Concept designs released for Mt Derrimut Road

11 Apr 2021
More level crossing removals on the way

More level crossing removals on the way

30 Nov 2018

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Publications

Mt Derrimut Road community consultation report – July 2021

28 Jul 2021

In April and May 2021 we asked the Deer Park community to provide feedback on what you value about the local area, how you move around and your station precinct design preferences.

Mt Derrimut Road community update – July 2021

19 Jul 2021

Planning is well underway to remove the level crossing at Mt Derrimut Road, and we'll be ready to share final designs with the community later this year.

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Mt Derrimut Road, Deer Park

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