Creating landscaping legacies and new open space
Not only are we making local communities safer and Melbourne’s traffic less congested - we’re also committed to urban renewal during construction and creating new community open spaces.
Render versus reality: Carrum foreshore
The new Carrum foreshore park and McLeod Road extension is now open for locals. We reckon our early artists impressions pretty much got it right. Take a look.
Your new Carrum foreshore park now open
Works have been continuing on the Carrum revitalisation project with the latest community open space now complete. Carrum’s new foreshore park is now open for locals to enjoy, just in time for summer.
Major milestones in Carrum
The new Carrum Station main entrance on McLeod Road and station facilities opened to the public on Saturday 25 July 2020.
34 crossings gone as new station opens in boom gate free Carrum
Carrum is now level crossing free with trains running over the new rail bridge and stopping at the new station from today.
Traffic transformation in Carrum with McLeod Road open
McLeod Road, Carrum has now been connected to the Nepean Highway, creating a safer and more direct connection for the 12,500 vehicles that use the road every day.
Find the golden ticket in Carrum and win
From Sunday 2 February to Sunday 8 March, spend $10 or more at any participating local trader in Carrum to receive an entry to our ‘Golden Ticket’ competition.
Carrum Station opening: what you need to know
The new Carrum Station opens on Monday 17 February 2020. Trains will be running, mykis will be beeping but there are still some finishing touches to come.
Summer travel changes in Carrum
Works are heating up in Carrum this summer as we get ready to remove three level crossings and open the new Carrum Station and direct connection of McLeod Road to Nepean Highway in February.
50 level crossings under contract
Contracts on six level crossing removals were awarded this week, bringing the total number of level crossing removals under contract to 50.
Your new Carrum Station opening soon
We’re coming in hot this summer in Carrum as we gear up to open the new Carrum Station on Monday 17 February 2020.
Level crossing works to heat up in summer construction blitz
Victoria’s Big Build will ramp up over the summer months as a record amount of work is carried out on transport projects from December through to February.
Sustainability Council checks out Indigenous co-design in Carrum
As part of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia’s Annual Conference, we hosted more than 60 professionals from across the Australian infrastructure industry at a site tour in Carrum.
SPA celebrates 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival
The Southern Program Alliance (SPA) recently hosted ‘Flavours of Carrum’ – a local food event to celebrate the Victorian Seniors Festival.
New McLeod Road connection underway
Works are underway for the new direct McLeod Road connection to the Nepean Highway, set to open in early 2020.
Historical photos of Kingston wanted
We want to see your ‘back-in-the-day’ shots of shopping strips, train stations, beaches, and fashionable locals in the suburbs from Cheltenham to Carrum.
Colour in Carrum competition for little locals
Exciting news: we’re running a colouring competition these September school holidays for Carrum kids.
Veterans in Construction at Carrum
To support Australian veterans transitioning into new industries, we have recruited Veterans in Construction (ViC) – a local social enterprise – to work on our new Carrum Station.
Carrum construction blitz wraps up!
Thank you for your patience while we worked around the clock in Carrum in July.
Your new Carrum Station
The new station design is based on community feedback to enhance Carrum’s bayside village feel and respond to coastal weather conditions.
Getting it done in Carrum
Carrum Station is now closed and demolition works are underway in preparation for the new rail bridge and modern station.
Aboriginal designs take flight in Carrum
Residents will have noticed the 12-metre-high ‘urban marker’ take shape over the past couple of weeks. With the final feature, an aluminium frame with wedge-tailed eagle designs, installed earlier thi
Cheerio for now Carrum
Station staff at Carrum recently shared some of their favourite memories ahead of the station closing this Saturday, so that works can progress.
Upcoming action in Carrum
Major works are ramping up to make Carrum safer and less congested. To get the job done safely, there will be road and rail changes in the area.
Upcoming disruptions in Carrum
To enable works to progress there will be changes to the way you travel around the area in March and April.
Major works to kick off in Carrum
Carrum is set to farewell three dangerous and congested level crossings with major works starting in the beach side suburb soon.
Call for members: Carrum Stakeholder Liaison Group
The Level Crossing Removal Project is establishing a Stakeholder Liaison Group (SLG) as a way to share information with the community and answer questions on construction activities.
New name for Station Street bridge
Earlier this year we opened a road bridge connecting Carrum and Bonbeach, and today that bridge got a name.
As we wrap up work on Karrum Karrum Bridge , our attention is turning to the removal of the level crossings in Carrum.
Come and visit Carrum's new info hub
Head to the Carrum information hub on the foreshore, just a short walk from Carrum train station
Station Street bridge opens ahead of schedule
For the first time ever, Carrum and Bonbeach residents are now able to drive along Station Street without having to detour onto the Nepean Highway, something locals have been wanting for decades.
Name the new bridge
The new Station Street road bridge which connects Carrum and Bonbeach will be open to traffic from 22 September and we are asking the community to get involved in choosing a name.
Thanks for your feedback on the Carrum revitalisation
The final round of community consultation on the Carrum revitalisation is now closed. We would like to thank the local community for getting involved and providing feedback to help shape the area.
Taking safety seriously
The Level Crossing Removal Authority’s emphasis on safety paid off this week.
Patterson River bridge opens early for snapper season
With work on the Patterson River road bridge progressing well, we’re pleased to let you know the bridge will open to traffic by the end of September – in time for snapper season.
Early works kick off in Carrum
The first borehole was drilled on Monday morning to investigate subsurface soil, rock, and groundwater conditions. Along Station Street you’ll be able to spot a drilling rig and suction truck.
Carrum revitalisation – join the conversation
As well as removing the level crossings at Station Street and Eel Race Road in Carrum and Mascot Avenue, Bonbeach we are transforming Carrum into a modern, connected and vibrant bayside suburb.
Youth representatives discuss Carrum revitalisation
A recent forum gave young people in Carrum an opportunity to provide their input and help shape the upcoming Carrum Revitalisation works.
Outlook good for social enterprise
Outlook social enterprise promotes inclusion by bringing dignity, empowerment and choice to workers.
Keeping residents in Carrum and Seaford informed
A full house of more than 50 residents visited Patterson River Secondary College in May to learn more about the Seaford and Carrum level crossing removal projects.
Construction starting in Carrum
To allow for the safe construction of the new Station Street road bridge, we will establish a small construction site for equipment on both sides of the river on Station Street.
Removing Frankston Line Level Crossings
Works will start in Carrum and Seaford in early 2018, with our construction partners announced today.
New beach promenade in the heart of Carrum unveiled
A massive $50 million investment to revitalise Carrum has been unveiled, which will transform the bayside suburb as part of the level crossing removal project.