We’re duplicating track, removing level crossings and building a brand new Merinda Park Station on the Cranbourne line.
These upgrades will allow for more frequent and reliable train services and make travel by road easier and safer.
To upgrade the Cranbourne line we will:
The Cranbourne Line Upgrade is being completed in phases. By 2023, duplication works on the Cranbourne line will be complete, allowing for trains to run every 10 minutes. By 2025, every level crossing on the line will be removed.
When combined with the Metro Tunnel and bigger trains, the upgrade will make room for 121,000 extra peak hour passengers each week across the Cranbourne and Pakenham lines.