Only Labor will remove 75 dangerous and congested Level Crossings by 2025

Only a re-elected Andrews Labor Government will keep removing our most dangerous and congested level crossings, with another 25 set to be consigned to history. Every Victorian has their own story of level crossing frustration, whether you’re in the car, on the train, on a bike or on foot. For many, …

Every Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Gone

Each and every level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong is officially a relic of the past as part of the single biggest Level Crossing Removal Project in Melbourne’s history, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. A new 3.2-kilometre stretch of elevated rail opened for passengers today between …

Rail below road for Cheltenham and Mentone crossing removals

The Andrews Labor Government is removing three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line and building two new stations. Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan announced today that the Labor Government will lower the Frankston line under Charman Road and Park Road in Cheltenham, and …

Promise delivered: Port of Melbourne leased to remove Level Crossings

The Andrews Labor Government has successfully leased the Port of Melbourne for more than $9.7 billion, delivering on its election promise to lease the port, remove 50 of our most deadly and congested level crossings, and create thousands of jobs. The Lonsdale Consortium, comprising of the Future Fund, QIC, GIP and …

New Report Confirms Elevated Line Will Reduce Train Noise

The Andrews Labor Government’s solution to remove nine level crossings on the Cranbourne Pakenham line will reduce noise for local residents in Melbourne’s south east. Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, today released the Level Crossing Removal Authority’s …

Easter Blitz to fast-track Level Crossing Removals

Construction in Ormond, McKinnon and Bentleigh will ramp up over Easter, enabling three of Victoria’s worst level crossings – at North, McKinnon and Centre Roads – to be removed months ahead of schedule. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan at McKinnon Road level …

No more Level Crossings between Dandenong & the City

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled the design to remove the nine dangerous and congested level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong by elevating sections of the Cranbourne-Pakenham line and transforming Melbourne’s busiest rail corridor into public open space. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister …

Eight-day construction blitz on three Level Crossings

An eight-day construction blitz to remove three dangerous and congested level crossings in Melbourne’s south-east is underway. Acting Premier James Merlino and Acting Public Transport Minister Luke Donnellan visited McKinnon Road today to inspect progress on the removal of the level crossing and the …

State Government delivers new Train Station in Glen Iris

Trains are now stopping at the brand new Gardiner Station, delivered by the Andrews Labor Government as part of the project to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing on Burke Road in Glen Iris. The new station is far safer, more accessible and easier to use that the old station, with platforms below …

First of 50 dangerous, congested Level Crossings gone

The dangerous and congested level crossing on Burke Road in Glen Iris is gone, the first of 50 that will be removed by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan in Glen Iris today to see Burke Road re-open to traffic without boom gates for the first …