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

Heavy lifting at Hoppers as whole bridge lifted in

Heavy lifting at Hoppers as whole bridge lifted in

In one of the heaviest lifts ever achieved by the level crossing removal program, an entire 250 tonne bridge frame has been lifted into place at Hoppers Crossing Station.

03 Aug 2021

'Superload' delivered to site at Old Geelong Road

'Superload' delivered to site at Old Geelong Road

Three huge concrete bridge components have made an epic 300-kilometre truck journey as part of a ‘superload’ operation from Gippsland through to a level crossing removal site in Melbourne’s west.

27 May 2021

In a nod to history, the Hoppers take a tour

In a nod to history, the Hoppers take a tour

The descendants of a pioneering railway family have been taken on a special behind-the-scenes tour at Hoppers Crossing, more than 100 years after their ancestors looked after the railway gates.

12 May 2021

Werribee parking boost

Werribee parking boost

Work is now underway on 130 marked parking spaces for Werribee commuters, relieving parking pressures and making use of construction crews already working in the area on level crossing removals.

27 Apr 2021

Major construction kicks off at Old Geelong Road

Major construction kicks off at Old Geelong Road

Major construction has kicked off at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing, with crews lifting huge retaining wall panels into place, the first steps in building the new road bridge.

02 Feb 2021

Werribee line replacement buses to continue

Werribee line replacement buses to continue

Buses will continue to replace trains on the Werribee line for a further two weeks following a signalling fault that occurred Friday 4 December in Werribee.

12 Dec 2020

Werribee Street to go early as works heat up on the Werribee line

Werribee Street to go early as works heat up on the Werribee line

Works are heating up on the Werribee line this summer and the Werribee Street level crossing will be gone for good months ahead of schedule.

27 Nov 2020

Summer construction blitz gets underway

Summer construction blitz gets underway

Victorians are encouraged to plan ahead and allow extra travel time this summer, with work on major infrastructure projects, including 20 level crossings sites, forging ahead.

27 Nov 2020

Five stream recycling a national first

Five stream recycling a national first

Sunday 15 November is National Recycling Day and to celebrate we're looking at some of the initiatives across our project sites.

13 Nov 2020

Hoppers Crossing Station car park closure

Hoppers Crossing Station car park closure

Construction work at Old Geelong Road will ramp up in November and you may notice an increase in construction activities, work vehicles and workers in the area and in the rail corridor.

28 Oct 2020

Early works recommence at Old Geelong Road

Early works recommence at Old Geelong Road

Works to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing at Old Geelong Road have recommenced, with strict health and safety protocols in place.

05 Oct 2020

Early construction at Old Geelong Road temporarily paused during Stage 4 restrictions

Early construction at Old Geelong Road temporarily paused during Stage 4 restrictions

In line with the Victorian Government's announcement on Monday 3 August 2020 regarding Stage 4 restrictions for construction, works on Old Geelong Road have been temporarily paused.

13 Aug 2020

Setting up site offices at Old Geelong Road

Setting up site offices at Old Geelong Road

Work will begin this month to set up site offices and prepare the area around the Old Geelong Road, Hoppers Crossing level crossing ahead of works to construct a road bridge and pedestrian overpass.

17 Apr 2020

Designs confirmed for Werribee Street and Old Geelong Road

Designs confirmed for Werribee Street and Old Geelong Road

Designs to remove level crossings at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing and Werribee Street in Werribee have been confirmed.

26 Feb 2020

Community consultation increases connectivity

Community consultation increases connectivity

The level crossing removal team has received feedback from residents and commuters on the preferred and other feasible designs to remove the level crossings at Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing and

02 Sep 2019

Three more level crossings to go in Melbourne's west

Three more level crossings to go in Melbourne's west

Werribee CBD and Hoppers Crossing will soon be level crossing free in an infrastructure overhaul that will improve safety, bust congestion and make the suburbs easier to get around.

27 Jun 2019

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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