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Caulfield to Dandenong – Assessment of operational noise

Reports

This report outlines the findings of the operational rail noise assessment carried out on the Caulfield to Dandenong elevated rail corridor.

Caulfield to Dandenong shared use path map

Other

This map provides a basic guide of where the path runs, and where it connects into existing shared use paths.

Caulfield to Dandenong Community Update: Area 1 - October 2018

Community Updates

A huge carnival took place on Saturday 13 October to celebrate 11 MCGs worth of new open space, the removal of nine level crossings and the opening of five new stations.

Caulfield to Dandenong quarterly update - September 2018

Community Updates

We have removed all nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong, opened four new stations are completing work on the 22.5 hectares of open space created as part of the project.

Fencing and Landscaping program - Fencing assistance

Other

In direct response to feedback received through this consultation process, LXRA is offering fencing assistance for residents with properties that share a boundary with the rail corridor where the new

Caulfield to Dandenong Area 1 Community update - July 2018

Community Updates

Our winter construction blitz saw the last four level crossings at Grange, Koornang, Murrumbeena and Poath roads removed

Caulfield to Dandenong - Area 1 update: May 2018

Community Updates

Major works are underway to remove dangerous level crossings at Grange, Koornang, Murrumbeena and Poath roads and build brand new stations in Carnegie, Murrumbeena and Hughesdale.

Caulfield to Dandenong community update - May 2018

Community Updates

Construction works are well on track to remove level crossings, build new stations and create new open space on the Cranbourne – Pakenham line.

Caulfield to Dandenong community update - February 2018

Community Updates

Construction works are well underway to remove level crossings, build new stations and create new open space on the Cranbourne – Pakenham line.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Open Space construction

Fact sheets and Brochures

As the nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong continue to be removed, our focus shifts to the creation of the new 22.5 hectares of community open space.

Caulfield to Dandenong Area 1 Community Update – April 2018

Community Updates

We have been working around the clock to install the final spans over the level crossing at Poath Road in Hughesdale, followed by the completion of all spans between Caulfield and Hughesdale.

Caulfield to Dandenong Area 1 - Community Update - March 2018

Community Updates

Major works are underway to remove dangerous level crossings at Grange, Koornang, Murrumbeena and Poath roads and build brand new stations in Carnegie, Murrumbeena and Hughesdale this year.

Caulfield to Dandenong Area 1 Community Update – February 2018

Community Updates

Our construction team launched right back into action in January and installed the project’s final support pier near Poath Road, Hughesdale.

Caulfield to Dandenong area 1 Community Update – January 2018

Community Updates

Despite heavy rain and extreme heat, December saw a significant milestone reached along the line with more than 50 percent of the new elevated rail now installed between Caulfield and Hughesdale.

Screening Strategy Report

Reports

This report outlines the design process and outcomes for the noise and privacy screens along the elevated Caulfield to Dandenong rail line.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Laying rail on the elevated deck

Fact sheets and Brochures

We are using an innovative construction method to replace a 100 year old track design

Melbourne's newest urban parkland

Fact sheets and Brochures

Read the frequently asked questions about the Melbourne's newest urban parkland.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Building five new stations

Fact sheets and Brochures

The Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project is building five new stations, at Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Hughesdale, Clayton and Noble Park.

Caulfield to Dandenong area 1 Community update – November 2017

Community Updates

Major works are underway to remove level crossings at Grange, Koornang, Murrumbeena and Poath Roads.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Screens

Fact sheets and Brochures

Screens on the rail line will help to reduce noise and offer privacy for houses that directly abut the rail corridor.

Caulfield to Dandenong area 1 Community update – October 2017

Community Updates

Last month, the straddle carrier helped us place the first horizontal span over Murrumbeena Road.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: See the elevated rail in construction

Fact sheets and Brochures

See Australia's first straddle carrier to be operational in a rail corridor. Learn more about the project at our info hub, and enjoy some local hospitality on the way!

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Building the elevated rail deck

Fact sheets and Brochures

Due to the narrow rail corridor between Caulfield and Hughesdale we are using a specialist construction method to build the elevated rail deck.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Support beams

Fact sheets and Brochures

Support beams are 94-metre long temporary steel structures that sit on top of the piers of the new elevated rail deck.

Caulfield to Dandenong area 1 Community update – September 2017

Community Updates

In an Australian engineering first, a 60-metre wheeled straddle carrier has come into action at Murrumbeena, installing pieces of elevated rail.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: New electrical substations

Fact sheets and Brochures

In order to make improvements to the capacity of the network, we need to install 12 new electrical substations and upgrade nine existing substations along the Cranbourne Pakenham line.

Caulfield to Dandenong community update – September 2017

Community Updates

The straddle carrier came into action for the first time in August at Murrumbeena, installing sections of elevated rail in an Australian engineering first.

Caulfield to Dandenong area 1 Community update – August 2017

Community Updates

A massive gantry crane and straddle carrier system will be used to construct the elevated rail between Caulfield and Hughesdale.

Community Open Space Expert Panel Report - August 2017

Reports

This report outlines the key feedback, ideas and recommendations from the Community Open Space Expert Panel (COSEP).

Open Space Consultation Report - August 2017

Reports

This report outlines the key feedback, ideas and recommendations received from the community, businesses and stakeholders during consultation and how they have been incorporated into the design.

Caulfield to Dandenong area 1 Community update – June/July 2017

Community Updates

A major construction milestone has been reached, with the first eight horizontal spans installed on top of piers at Murrumbeena Station.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Straddle carrier

Fact sheets and Brochures

Due to the narrow rail corridor between Grange Road, Caulfield and Poath Road, Hughesdale, two gantry cranes and a straddle carrier will be used to construct the elevated rail line.

Caulfield to Dandenong community update - June 2017

Community Updates

We’ve made good progress on the elevated rail, with the first horizontal beams lifted into place in Noble Park and Clayton, and the first spans installed in Murrumbeena.

Caulfield to Dandenong Procurement policy

Policies

Our principles, processes and procedures for purchasing goods and services are based on enhancing accountability and transparency of procurement practices.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Gantry cranes

Fact sheets and Brochures

We're employing an innovative construction method between Caulfield and Hughesdale, using two gantry cranes to build the elevated rail structure while trains are running.

Caulfield to Dandenong community update – Feb/March 2017

Community Updates

The project recently reached a major milestone with the first piers erected to support the elevated rail structure.

Caulfield to Dandenong Project Area Designation

Other

On 15 December 2016, the Minister for Planning designated the project area under section 95 of the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009.

Caulfield to Dandenong Fact sheet: Elevated rail design

Fact sheets and Brochures

The nine level crossings will be removed by a design that includes a series of three elevated sections of track, which will free up traffic and remove the barrier between communities.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Rebuilding Murrumbeena Station

Fact sheets and Brochures

Murrumbeena Station will be rebuilt in its current location as an elevated railway station.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Project design

Fact sheets and Brochures

A project of the size and complexity of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project involves a considerable amount of design work to arrive at the finished product.

Caulfield to Dandenong area 1 stakeholder liaison group

Other

Executive summaries of the stakeholder liaison group meetings.

Caulfield to Dandenong Air quality report

Reports

This report has been prepared to assess air quality for the proposed design of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project.

Caulfield to Dandenong construction brochure

Fact sheets and Brochures

Construction is underway at several sites on the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Station heritage

Fact sheets and Brochures

The local heritage value of stations on the Caulfield to Dandenong Project will be reflected through a range of thoughtful design solutions.

Caulfield to Dandenong Strategies and Reports documentation

Reports

Read the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project's Environmental Management Strategy and Tree Retention Strategy.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Trees and vegetation

Fact sheets and Brochures

All level crossing removal options – rail over, rail under, road over, road under – can have an impact on trees and vegetation adjacent to rail lines.

Caulfield to Dandenong VPS guiding principles

Other

LXRA identified principles to guide the selection of properties for inclusion in the Voluntary Purchase Scheme.

Caulfield to Dandenong Preliminary noise report - Overview of noise impacts

Reports

This report has been prepared to provide an overview of noise considerations on the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project.

Caulfield to Dandenong Sustainability policy

Policies

Our Sustainability Vision is to achieve excellent environmental, social and economic outcomes across all phases of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project.

Caulfield to Dandenong consultation and outcomes and submissions report

Reports

This report describes the written public submissions received during the formal consultation period, and provides a response to the issues raised during the consultation period.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Voluntary purchase scheme

Fact sheets and Brochures

Under the voluntary purchase scheme, the government will offer to purchase residential properties most impacted by the project on a voluntary basis.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Fencing and landscaping program

Fact sheets and Brochures

The Level Crossing Removal Authority is offering new fencing options for residents who share a boundary with the rail corridor where the new elevated structure is being built.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Bicycle and pedestrian path

Fact sheets and Brochures

The Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project will provide a 17 kilometre shared path for commuter and recreational cyclists and pedestrians.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Urban design

Fact sheets and Brochures

Urban design not only considers buildings and public spaces, but also the way the community uses and moves around the rail corridor on foot, by car or bicycle, or on public transport.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Understanding rail noise and vibration

Fact sheets and Brochures

The proposed design for the elevated rail sections will minimise impacts from noise and vibration.

Community sentiment towards the Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removals

Reports

This research report provides an independent, representative picture of the broader community sentiment towards the nine level crossing removals on the Caulfield to Dandenong line.

Caulfield to Dandenong FAQs

Fact sheets and Brochures

Read the frequently asked questions about the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project.

Caulfield to Dandenong Factsheet: Why rail over?

Fact sheets and Brochures

The rail over solution has been designed to minimise impact to local utilities.

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