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Creating landscaping legacies and new open space

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.

18 Nov 2020

Render versus reality: Carrum foreshore

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.

18 Nov 2020

Your new Carrum foreshore park now open

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.

15 Oct 2020

Major milestones in Carrum

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.

27 Jul 2020

34 crossings gone as new station opens in boom gate free Carrum

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.

17 Feb 2020

Traffic transformation in Carrum with McLeod Road open

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.

11 Feb 2020

Find the golden ticket in Carrum and win

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.

31 Jan 2020

Carrum Station opening: what you need to know

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.

24 Jan 2020

Summer travel changes in Carrum

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.

27 Dec 2019

50 level crossings under contract

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.

11 Dec 2019

Your new Carrum Station opening soon

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.

10 Dec 2019

Level crossing works to heat up in summer construction blitz

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.

21 Nov 2019

Sustainability Council checks out Indigenous co-design in Carrum

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.

04 Nov 2019

SPA celebrates 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival

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.

30 Oct 2019

New McLeod Road connection underway

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.

25 Oct 2019

Historical photos of Kingston wanted

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.

02 Oct 2019

Colour in Carrum competition for little locals

Colour in Carrum competition for little locals

Exciting news: we’re running a colouring competition these September school holidays for Carrum kids.

24 Sep 2019

Veterans in Construction at Carrum

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.

27 Aug 2019

Carrum construction blitz wraps up!

Carrum construction blitz wraps up!

Thank you for your patience while we worked around the clock in Carrum in July.

30 Jul 2019

Your new Carrum Station

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.

28 Jul 2019

Getting it done in Carrum

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.

09 Jul 2019

Aboriginal designs take flight in Carrum

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

09 Jul 2019

Cheerio for now Carrum

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.

04 Jul 2019

Upcoming action in Carrum

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.

03 May 2019

Upcoming disruptions in Carrum

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.

15 Mar 2019

Palm tree on holiday

Palm tree on holiday

Carrum Station’s iconic palm tree is headed on holiday.

14 Mar 2019

Major works to kick off in Carrum

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.

13 Feb 2019

Call for members: Carrum Stakeholder Liaison Group

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.

21 Jan 2019

New name for Station Street bridge

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.

26 Oct 2018

Revitalising Carrum

Revitalising Carrum

As we wrap up work on Karrum Karrum Bridge , our attention is turning to the removal of the level crossings in Carrum.

26 Sep 2018

Come and visit Carrum's new info hub

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

24 Sep 2018

Station Street bridge opens ahead of schedule

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.

24 Sep 2018

Name the new bridge

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.

17 Sep 2018

Thanks for your feedback on the Carrum revitalisation

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.

31 Aug 2018

Taking safety seriously

Taking safety seriously

The Level Crossing Removal Authority’s emphasis on safety paid off this week.

31 Aug 2018

Patterson River bridge opens early for snapper season

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.

13 Aug 2018

Early works kick off in Carrum

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.

09 Aug 2018

Carrum revitalisation – join the conversation

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.

02 Aug 2018

Youth representatives discuss Carrum revitalisation

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.

25 May 2018

Outlook good for social enterprise

Outlook good for social enterprise

Outlook social enterprise promotes inclusion by bringing dignity, empowerment and choice to workers.

24 May 2018

Keeping residents in Carrum and Seaford informed

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.

22 May 2018

Construction starting in Carrum

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.

23 Feb 2018

Removing Frankston Line Level Crossings

Removing Frankston Line Level Crossings

Works will start in Carrum and Seaford in early 2018, with our construction partners announced today.

19 Dec 2017

New beach promenade in the heart of Carrum unveiled

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.

06 Aug 2017

Carrum to be revitalised as part of level crossing removal project

Carrum to be revitalised as part of level crossing removal project

A massive plan to revitalise Carrum was revealed today.

06 Mar 2017

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