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Works notice – Upcoming 24 hour Preston works, May 2022

Works notices

Buses will replace trains on the Mernda line for Preston Level Crossing Removal works from 9pm Tuesday 17 May to last service Sunday 29 May 2022.

Works notice – Preston 24/7 works reminder

Works notices

The Victorian Government is removing four dangerous and congested level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road, and building new Bell and Preston stations....

Preston – community update May 2022

Community updates

The removal of the level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road will reach an exciting milestone this month with the removal of boom gates and the completion of the city

Promemoria – Lavori 24 ore su 24 da martedì 17 maggio a lunedì 30 maggio 2022

Works notices

Autobus sostituiranno i treni sulla linea di Mernda a causa dei lavori per la rimozione dei passaggi a livello di Preston dalle 21:00 di martedì 17 maggio all’ultimo servizio di domenica 29 maggio.

Works reminder – 24 hour Preston works starting Tuesday 17 May 2022

Works notices

This is a works reminder about the 24 hour works starting on Tuesday 17 May to Sunday 29 May that will take place on the Mernda Line for the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project.

Nhắc Lại – làm việc ngày đêm từ thứ Ba, 17 tháng Năm đến thứ Hai, 30 tháng Năm, 2022

Works notices

Xe bus sẽ thay thế xe lửa trên tuyến Mernda Line để dở bỏ cổng xe lửa Preston từ 9 giờ tối thứ Ba, 17 tháng Năm đến chuyến cuối ngày Chủ Nhật, 29 tháng Năm, 2022.

Υπενθύμιση - 24ωρες εργασίες από την Τρίτη 17 Μαΐου έως τη Δευτέρα 30 Μαΐου 2022

Works notices

Τα λεωφορεία θα αντικαταστήσουν τα τρένα στη σιδηροδρομική γραμμή Mernda για τις εργασίες που απαιτούνται για την αφαίρεση της ισόπεδης διάβασης στο Preston.

提醒–2022年5月17日星期二至5月30日星期一将进行24小时施工

Works notices

维州政府正在拆除Oakover Road、Bell Street、Cramer Street和Murray Road上的四个危险、拥堵的平交路口并新建Bell和Preston车站,届时铁轨线将跨越马路,不再与马路交叉,交通安全和便利得以提升,社区还会有新的开放空间。2022年5月17日星期二晚上9点至5月29日星期天末班车时间进行Preston平交路口拆除项目施工时巴士将替代Mernda线上的火车服务。施工任务包括:拆掉Bell临时车站以及Bell和Preston车站的站台运送L梁并在Edith Street安装继续建Bell和Preston的新车站拆除Preston区Miller Street到Taunton Avenue的铁轨继续建Mernda方向的铁路桥在此期间还将实施MTM维修和更新工程以及Regent Street北面朝Reservoir区方向的施工任务在此期间,Thornbury区Watt Street和Clapham Street、Preston区Bruce Street、Edith Street、Clinch Avenue和Taunton Avenue等本地马路上的卡车和重型车辆会增多。封路以下日期和时间Cramer Street、Bell Street、Oakover Road和Murray Road的平交路口处将封路。请注意这些时间取决于多种因素,包括天气和施工进度,有可能会变:Cramer Street5月17日星期二晚上9点至5月18日星期三早上6点5月25日星期三晚上7点至5月26日星期四早上5点Murray Road月18日星期三凌晨12点至早上6点5月23日星期一早上7点至晚上6点5月24日星期二早上7点至晚上6点Oakover Road5月18日星期三凌晨12点至晚上9点Bell Street5月18日星期三晚上9点至5月19日星期四早上5点Bell Street、Edith Street、Clinch Avenue和Railway Place East等本地马路还会有其它封车道、有人持“停/行”牌指挥交通的安排。Taunton...

Works notice – Railway Place East and Showers Street, Preston closure

Works notices

From Thursday 5 May to Saturday 14 May, we will be undertaking drainage works at the corner of Railway Place East and Showers Street in Preston.

Works notice – Bell Street, Preston night works

Works notices

We will be working at night on Bell Street to install underground electrical cables at the level crossing during March and April.

Works notice – Bell and Preston stations 24 hour works March

Works notices

Works notice for Bell and Preston stations 24 Hours Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March.

Works notice – Road closures at Oakover Road for street lighting works

Works notices

Oakover Road will be closed at the level crossing from Monday 21 March to Friday 25 March while we undertake underground cable works to upgrade street lighting.

Works notice – Reminder: night works at Preston Station

Works notices

Night works will begin at Preston Station from 7 to 31 March to build the new Preston Station and rail platform.

Works notice – Works to build new railway tracks at Preston

Works notices

From the Monday 7 – Wednesday 9 March there will be nightworks between 9pm - 6am, to install overhead steel and new tracks. This involves dragging long pieces of steel.

Works notice – Bell Station night works

Works notices

From Monday 21 February to the end of March there will be works from 7pm to 6am on some nights, as we build the new Bell Station.

Dự Án Tháo Dỡ Cổng Xe Lửa Preston sẽ được thi công ngày đêm từ 8 giờ tối thứ Sáu ngày 11 tháng 2 đến 5 giờ sáng thứ Hai ngày 14 tháng 2 năm 2022

Works notices

Dự Án Tháo Dỡ Cổng Xe Lửa Preston sẽ được thi công ngày đêm từ 8 giờ tối thứ Sáu ngày 11 tháng 2 đến 5 giờ sáng thứ Hai ngày 14 tháng 2 năm 2022.

Works notice – 24/7 February works in Preston

Works notices

The Preston Level Crossing Removal Project will be conducting 24 hour works from 8pm Friday 11 February to 5am Monday 14 February 2022.

ﺳﻴﺠﺮﻱ ﻣﺸﺮﻭﻉ ﺇﺯﺍﻟﺔ ﺍﻟﻤﻌﺒﺮ ﺍﻟﻤﺴﺘﻮﻱ ﻓﻲ Preston ﺃﻋﻤﺎ ًﻻ ﻋﻠﻰ ﻣﺪﺍﺭ 24 ﺳﺎﻋﺔ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﺴﺎﻋﺔ 8 ﻣﺴﺎ ًء ﻳﻮﻡ ﺍﻟﺠﻤﻌﺔ 11 ﺷﺒﺎﻁ/ﻓ

Works notices

ﺳﻴﺠﺮﻱ ﻣﺸﺮﻭﻉ ﺇﺯﺍﻟﺔ ﺍﻟﻤﻌﺒﺮ ﺍﻟﻤﺴﺘﻮﻱ ﻓﻲ Preston ﺃﻋﻤﺎ ًﻻ ﻋﻠﻰ ﻣﺪﺍﺭ 24 ﺳﺎﻋﺔ ﻣﻦ ﺍﻟﺴﺎﻋﺔ 8 ﻣﺴﺎ ًء ﻳﻮﻡ ﺍﻟﺠﻤﻌﺔ 11 ﺷﺒﺎﻁ/ﻓﺒﺮﺍﻳﺮ ﺇﻟﻰ 5 ﺻﺒﺎ ًﺣﺎ ﻳﻮﻡ ﺍﻻﺛﻨﻴﻦ14ﺷﺒﺎﻁ/ﻓﺒﺮﺍﻳﺮ.202

Υπό του Έργου Αφαίρεσης Ισόπεδων Διαβάσεων στο Preston θα εκτελούνται 24ωρες εργασίες από τις 8:00μμ την Παρασκευή 11 Φεβρουαρίου έως τις 5πμ τη Δε

Works notices

Υπό του Έργου Αφαίρεσης Ισόπεδων Διαβάσεων στο Preston θα εκτελούνται 24ωρες εργασίες από τις 8:00μμ την Παρασκευή 11 Φεβρουαρίου έως τις 5πμ τη Δε

Il Progetto per la rimozione dei passaggi a livello di Preston condurrà lavori 24 ore su 24 dalle 20:00 di venerdì 11 febbraio alle 05:00 di lunedì 14 febbraio 2022

Works notices

Il Progetto per la rimozione dei passaggi a livello di Preston condurrà lavori 24 ore su 24 dalle 20:00 di venerdì 11 febbraio alle 05:00 di lunedì 14 febbraio 2022

Preston 平交路口拆除项目将从 2022 年 2 月 11 日星期五晚上 8 点起到 2 月 14 日星期一凌晨 5 点进行昼夜施工

Works notices

Preston 平交路口拆除项目将从 2022 年 2 月 11 日星期五晚上 8 点起到 2 月 14 日星期一凌晨 5 点进行昼夜施工

Works notice – Bell Street closure

Works notices

Bell Street will be closed at the level crossing from Thursday 3 February to Saturday 5 February, between 7pm to 6am, while we continue works on the new rail bridge including installing new screens.

Works notice – Smith Street, Thornbury pedestrian crossing closure February to May 2022

Works notices

As part of the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project, we are improving safety at the pedestrian crossing at Smith Street, Thornbury.

Works notice – Night works and road closures, Edith Street and Cramer Street

Works notices

The Preston Level Crossing Removal Project will commence construction on the new concrete rail bridge between Cramer Street and Bruce Street from Thursday 27 January 2022.

Works notice – overnight works, road closures and driveway access changes, Clinch Avenue and Murray Road

Works notices

From Tuesday 8 to Tuesday 15 February 2022, the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project will be installing L-beams over Murray Road and at Clinch Avenue.

Works notice – Night works at Preston Station in early 2022

Works notices

Major construction on the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project continues with our elevated rail bridges and stations taking shape.

Works notice – hardstand and L-Beam works at Donovan Street, Preston

Works notices

Hardstand and L-Beam works are taking place at Donavan Street, Preston between Monday 17 January until Tuesday 25 January 2022.

Construction update – Preston January 2022 works

Community updates

The Preston Level Crossing Removal Project team are looking forward to removing four dangerous and congested level crossings in Preston this year.

Works notice – Traffic and driveway access changes on Clinch Avenue and Murray Road

Works notices

From 27 January to 5 February 2022, the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project will be installing L-beams (concrete structures which will form the new rail bridge) over Murray Road and at Clinch Ave.

Works notice – We’re half way there – thank you Preston

Works notices

The Preston Level Crossing Removal Project would like to thank the local community for its ongoing support as we work to remove four dangerous and congested level crossings by the end of 2022.

Works notice – Cramer Street closure

Works notices

Cramer Street will be closed at the level crossing from 7pm Wednesday 12 January to 7am Thursday 13 January so the L-beams can be safely installed over the road.

Works notice – Oakover Road and Railway Place East road closure update

Works notices

Oakover Road and Railway Place East, Preston will be closed so we can safely install the L-beams between Tuesday 14 December and Sunday 19 December, between 7pm to 9am.

Woks notice – Oakover Road and Railway Place East closures

Works notices

There will be night works throughout December to install L-beams (concrete structures which will form the new rail bridge) at Oakover Road and Railway Place East in Preston.

Works notice – Cramer Street closure

Works notices

Cramer Street will be closed at the level crossing from 7pm Monday 20 December to 7am Tuesday 21 December so we can safely install the L-beams over the road.

Works notice – Night works at Preston Station in December

Works notices

Night works will continue on various nights in December at Preston Station as we build the rail bridge structures and the new station platform.

Preston community update – November 2021

Community updates

There has also been a lot of progress in the Bell Station precinct, with many L-Beams installed and the start of platform works as well. Find out more in our November community update.

Preston Level Crossing Removal Project – Stakeholder Liaison Group

Other

The Stakeholder Liaison Group (SLG) has been established as a key avenue for community involvement during the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project.

Progetto per la rimozione dei passaggi a livello di Preston – Lavori 24 ore su 24, novembre e dicembre 2021

Works notices

Il progetto per la rimozione dei passaggi a livello a Preston condurrà lavori 24 ore su 24 lungo il corridoio ferroviario tra la stazione di Croxton, Northcote, e Regent Street, Preston dalle.

Dự án dỡ bỏ cổng xe lửa Preston – thi công ngày đêm trong tháng 11 và tháng 12 năm 2021

Works notices

Dự Án Cổng Xe Lửa Preston sẽ thi công ngày đêm trong hành lang đường sắt giữa Ga Croxton, Northcote, và Đường Regen Streett, Preston từ:

Έργο Αφαίρεσης Ισόπεδων Διαβάσεων στο Preston – 24ωρα έργα, Νοέμβριος και Δεκέμβριος 2021

Works notices

Υπό του Έργου Αφαίρεσης Ισόπεδων Διαβάσεων στο Preston θα αναληφθούν 24ωρες εργασίες εντός  του σιδηροδρομικού διαδρόμου μεταξύ των σταθμών Croxton, Northcote και Regent Street, Preston από

Preston平交路口拆除项目 – 2021年11月份和12月份的昼夜施工

Works notices

Preston平交路口拆除项目将于以下时间段在Northcote区Croxton车站和Preston区Regent Street之间的路段进行24小时施工

مشروع إزالة معبر Preston المستوي- عمل على مدار 24 ساعة في تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر وكانون الأول/ديسمبر 2021

Works notices

سيتولى مشروع إزالة معبر Preston المستوي أعمال على مدار 24 ساعة داخل ممر السكة الحديدية بين محطة Croxton، Northcote، وشارع Regent Street، Preston

Preston Level Crossing Removal Project kids activity book

Other

We’ve created a kids activity book to help kids learn more about the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project.

Preston Level Crossing Removal Project – stages of construction fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

We are removing the level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road in Preston.

Preston Level Crossing Removal Project – How we'll build the rail bridge

Fact sheets and brochures

Read our fact sheet for more information on how we’ll build the new elevated rail in Preston and what to expect.

Preston Project Area Designation

Other

On 7 May 2020, the Minister for Planning designated the Project Area under section 95 of the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009 (MTPF Act).

Bell and Preston temporary stations fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

There will be temporary Bell and Preston stations. This means that services along the Mernda line can continue throughout major works.

Bell Station overview and FAQs

Fact sheets and brochures

The Level Crossing Removal Project is removing four level crossings and building two new stations in Preston. These are some of our frequently asked questions.

Bell Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

The Level Crossing Removal Project is removing four level crossings and building two new stations in Preston.

Preston – What to expect during construction fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

To build the rail bridge, specialised machinery is needed. As with any major construction, this can result in noise and vibration. Learn what to expect during construction on our Preston project.

Preston open space feedback report

Reports

This report summarises the key themes raised in the Preston open space feedback.

Preston community update – March 2021

Community updates

Works have begun on the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project, which will see the level crossings at Oakover Road, Bell Street, Cramer Street and Murray Road gone by the end of 2022.

Works notice – Hardstand and L-Beam works at Donovan Street, Preston

Works notices

We recently notified about the installation of L-Beams on Donovan Street. Due to unforeseen circumstances these works were unable to be completed and will recommence on Thursday 27 January.

Preston community update – December 2020

Community updates

Early works have started on the Preston level crossing removals in preparation for major construction scheduled to begin in 2021.

Preston open space consultation

Fact sheets and brochures

Working closely with expert urban and landscape designers, we’ve been collecting feedback and insights from the local community for over 12 months to help design the new open space.

Preston open space constraints and considerations

Fact sheets and brochures

There are a number of considerations and constraints we needed to account for in developing the design for the open space as part of the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project.

Preston Open Space Advisory Panel (POSAP)

Other

The Preston Open Space Advisory Panel is made up of the local community members who will provide input into how Preston’s newest community open spaces will be developed.

Preston Q and As

Other

Questions and answers about the four level crossing removals in Preston.

Preston – Managing vegetation removal fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

Trees, vegetation and green space are valued by the Preston community. Minimising the impact of tree and vegetation removal is an important consideration in the design and construction of the project.

Preston community update – October 2020

Community updates

We’re working hard on designs to remove dangerous and congested level crossings at Murray Road, Cramer Street, Bell Street and Oakover Road in Preston and build two new stations.

New Bell Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

The new Bell Station design reflects Preston’s rich history with post-war roof tops, and references to the local art and culture scene.

New Preston Station fact sheet

Fact sheets and brochures

Providing a welcoming gateway to Preston, the design of the new Preston Station makes it safer and more convenient gateway for locals and visitors to Preston.

Preston open space consultation report

Reports

The Preston open space consultation report will outline the key principles and themes that emerged from feedback from the community, local businesses and stakeholders.

North Western Program Alliance sustainability policy

Policies

We are adopting a strategic and resilient approach to address and mitigate the existing and emerging sustainability challenges for the rail infrastructure environment and our local communities.

Preston Open Space Advisory Panel - Terms of Reference

Other

The Preston Open Space Advisory Panel has been established as a key avenue for community involvement during planning for the development of the open spaces as part of a wider engagement program.

Preston community feedback report – February 2020

Reports

This report details key themes raised in community feedback about the Preston Level Crossing Removal Project.

Preston community update – November 2019

Community Updates

We’re removing the dangerous and congested level crossings at Murray Road, Cramer Street, Bell Street and Oakover Road, Preston, and building new Bell and Preston stations.

Preston community update - May 2019

Community updates

We’re removing four dangerous and congested level crossings and building two new stations on the Mernda line.

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