New artwork coming soon to Brunswick and Coburg
As we near completion of the Bell to Moreland project, the team will install 2 pieces of public artwork along the Upfield rail line in the coming months.
Bell to Moreland – cyclists, get ready to roll!
The new bicycle and pedestrian paths built as part of the Bell to Moreland Project will be open for business on Sunday 22 August.
Colourful new additions to Coburg and Brunswick
Have you seen the brightly coloured pylons underneath the elevated rail line in Coburg and Brunswick? Each colour represents a different zone of the open space we’re currently working on.
Sustainable landscaping and gardening feature in Bell to Moreland open space
The length of open space between Coburg and Moreland Stations has been designed using sustainable landscaping principles.
Welcoming back the Moreland signal hut
Locals may have noticed a familiar sight return to the Moreland Station precinct recently as the heritage signal hut was craned back into place.
Bell to Moreland progress update – March 2021
Since Coburg and Moreland stations opened in December, the team has been working on car parking, landscaping and getting ready for planting on the Bell to Moreland project.
Coburg and Moreland stations open today
Two new train stations open to passengers today at Coburg and Moreland, six weeks after work was completed to remove four level crossings and elevate a 2.5 kilometre section of the rail line.
Palm trees return and student artwork installed at Moreland Station
Locals may have noticed the return of Moreland Station’s beloved palm trees recently, after the trees took a ‘holiday’ at a specialist nursery in Greenvale back in February.
Coburg and Moreland stations set to open and final open space designs released
The new stations at Coburg and Moreland are set to open to passengers on Monday 14 December, and the final open space designs have been released.
Upfield line takes to sky with 43 level crossings gone
Our biggest construction blitz finished two weeks early, with trains running on the new Upfield elevated rail and vehicles no longer delayed by boom gates after the removal of four level crossings.
Crossings gone, trains return to the Upfield line two weeks early
Victoria’s biggest ever level crossing removal construction blitz is on track to finish two weeks early, with trains running on the new Upfield elevated rail line from Monday 2 November.
Incorporating heritage in the new Moreland and Coburg station designs
As works are underway to build new stations at Moreland and Coburg, the construction team is also working hard to preserve and restore the heritage listed Moreland and Coburg station buildings.
Last beams installed on the Bell to Moreland Level Crossing Removal Project
It’s full steam ahead on the Bell to Moreland project this week with the last L-beam craned into place recently.
Bridges craned into Brunswick and Coburg
Work on the level crossing removal project on the Upfield line has hit new heights with bridge beams being lifted into place over roads in Coburg and Brunswick.
Our major milestones this spring blitz
We’re getting ready to achieve some major milestones this spring, with works continuing safely on 15 level crossing removal projects and our biggest ever level construction blitz on the Upfield line.
Bell to Moreland construction update
Since the boom gates were removed in the last week of July, the Bell to Moreland team has been working hard to progress works for the 2.5 kilometres of elevated rail and two new stations.
Boom gates given the flick from Coburg and Brunswick!
Over three consecutive nights this week, the boom gates from Bell Street, Reynard Street, and Munro Street in Coburg and Moreland Road in Brunswick were removed.
Turnback for trains near Anstey Station
With major construction about to get underway to remove four level crossings on the Upfield line, we’ve come up with a way to keep passengers on trains during the three-month construction blitz.
The countdown is on – getting ready for the Upfield line construction blitz
Our biggest ever level crossing construction blitz will begin in two weeks, with an intensive 24/7 construction program to remove four level crossings on the Upfield line in just over three months.
Coburg and Moreland station designs finalised
Since we released concept designs for the new Coburg and Moreland stations in June 2019, our design team has been working with key stakeholders to refine the designs.
Special delivery for the Upfield line
Keen-eyed locals and trainspotters may notice a different type of train headed along the Upfield line this weekend as we deliver rail strings to site.
Biggest level crossing removal blitz in Victoria's history
The biggest level crossing removal blitz in Victoria’s history will be undertaken this winter, as works ramp up on major projects across the city.
Section of the Upfield Bike Path closed
The section of the Upfield Bike Path between O’Hea Street, Coburg and Albion Street, Brunswick is now closed until mid 2021 to allow for level crossing removal works.
Contract signed for Bell to Moreland level crossing removal
Work to remove the level crossings at Bell, Munro and Reynard streets in Coburg, and Moreland Road in Brunswick will ramp up with the contract now signed.
New open space design taking shape on the Bell to Moreland project
More than 140 people came along to chat to the Bell to Moreland project team to find out more about the design and give feedback on what they want to see in the new open space.
Bell to Moreland open space designs released
Coburg and Brunswick, see how we’re removing the four level crossings at Bell, Munro and Reynard streets and Moreland Road by raising the rail line over the road.
New Moreland and Coburg stations designs revealed
Brunswick and Coburg locals were today treated to a glimpse of the new Moreland and Coburg stations.
Eight crossings set to go in the north
The Level Crossing Removal Project is getting on with the job of removing eight dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne’s north, in a pipeline of works on the Upfield and Mernda lines.