To take full advantage of the extra capacity on the rail network created by the Metro Tunnel and its new High Capacity Metro Trains, a range of upgrades are proposed on the Sandringham, Cranbourne and Pakenham lines.

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Work details

Location and timingDetails

Railway Crescent, Cremorne

November to December 2021

24-hour rail works

  • 8pm Friday 19 November to 3am Monday 22 November
  • 8pm Friday 26 November to 3am Monday 29 November.
  • 8pm Friday 3 December

Temporary parking removal on Railway Crescent

  • 6pm Thursday 18 November to 7am Monday 22 November
  • 6pm Thursday 25 November to 7am Monday 29 November
  • 6pm Thursday 2 December to 7am Monday 6 December.

As part of works to ready the existing rail lines for the Metro Tunnel, we will be undertaking 24-hour rail works within the rail corridor between White Street, Cremorne and South Yarra station. Temporary parking closures on Railway Crescent will be required to support works within the corridor.

What we are doing

  • Installing underground rail assets and conduits within the rail corridor
  • Works will require the use of an excavator, a non-destructive digging (NDD) truck and crews with hand tools
  • NDD uses pressurised water to dig and then vacuum up the soil to expose assets and services underground without damaging them.
  • Installing signalling assets near the REB sites at
    Normanby Road and Toorak, Armadale and Malvern
    stations
  • Trenching underground to install conduits, earth
    grid and connect electrical power from the REB
    to the existing power supply
  • Works will involve a small excavator, an elevated work platform, a concrete pump, concrete trucksand a non-destructive digging (NDD) truck.

What you should be aware of

Railway Crescent, Cremorne

  • On-street parking removal on Railway Crescent will be in place to support works within the rail corridor
  • Traffic management will be in place to help facilitate local vehicle and pedestrian movement, and access to residential properties will not be impacted.
  • On-street parking removal on Yarra, Palfreyman
    and Wilson streets will be in place to support works
    within the rail corridor

Yarra, Palfreyman and Wilson streets, South Yarra

  • Traffic management will be in place to help facilitate local vehicle and pedestrian movement, and access to residential properties will not be impacted
  • Detailed information about these temporary traffic changes will be distributed closer to the date.

Edward Street, Toorak

  • A temporary road closure, including on-street parking removal, will be in place on Edward
    Street to ensure rail materials are delivered safely and efficiently through the rail access point
  • Traffic management will be in place to help facilitate local vehicle and pedestrian movement,
    and access to residential properties will not be impacted
  • Detailed information about temporary traffic changes on Edward Street will be distributed closer to the date.

Kooyong Road, Osment Street and Inverness Avenue, Armadale

  • On-street parking removal on Osment Street, Kooyong Road and Inverness Avenue will be
    temporarily in place while we undertake works within the rail corridor Traffic management will be in place to help facilitate local vehicle and pedestrian movement, and access to residential properties will not be impacted
  • Detailed information about these temporary traffic changes on Kooyong Road, Osment Street and Inverness Avenue will be distributed closer to the date.

Malvern Woodyard, Malvern Station, Malvern

  • Additional trucks will be required during this time at Malvern Woodyard, Dandenong Road and at vacant land near Malvern Station as we deliver materials to the rail corridor
  • Traffic management will be in place to help facilitate local vehicle and pedestrian movement, and access to businesses and residential

Dudley Street, Derby Crescent, Dandenong and Normanby roads, Caulfield

  • Additional trucks will be required during this time at Dandenong Road as we deliver materials
    to the rail corridor
  • A single lane closure on Dandenong Road, and on-street parking removal along Normanby
    Road, will be in place to ensure works are
    undertaken safely and efficiently
  • Traffic management will be in place to help facilitate local vehicle and pedestrian movement, and access to businesses and residential properties will not be impacted.

Neerim Road and Glenhuntly Station, Glen Huntly

  • Additional trucks will be required during this time at the vacant land near Neerim Road to deliver materials to the rail corridor
  • Station parking removal from Glenhuntly Station will be temporarily in place while we undertake works within the rail corridor
  • Detailed information about these temporary traffic changes will be distributed closer to the date.

Light and noise impacts

  • Out of hours activity from Monday 29 November to Friday 3 December involves crews installing
    signalling cables throughout the rail corridor.This is expected to generate low to medium levels of noise
  • The 24-hour works across three weekends in November and December are expected to
    generate medium levels of noise with some high level peaks. Where possible, higher impact works
    will be scheduled to take place during the day
  • Generator-powered lighting towers are required while we complete night works. Where possible, lights will be positioned to face away from residential properties and noise reduction mats will be placed around generators.

Bus replacements and traffic impacts

  • Additional truck movements will be required during the 24-hour rail works. Materials will be
    delivered to work sites from our laydown site
  • Due to other project works also taking place in the rail corridor, buses will be replacing trains on
    the Frankston/Dandenong during these times.

Visit ptv.vic.gov.au for more information.

24-hour rail corridor works

November to December 2021

  • 8pm Friday 19 November to 3am Monday 22 November
  • 8pm Friday 26 November to 3am Monday 29 November
  • 8pm to 5am Monday 29 November to Friday 3 December.

As part of works to ready the new Metro Tunnel for the existing eastern corridor rail lines, we will undertake 24-hour and out of hours works within the rail corridor between South Yarra and Caulfield while trains are not running

What we are doing

  • Constructing overhead structure foundations,installing overhead structures, signalling cable, rail assets, retaining walls, underground cable services and conduits within the rail corridor between Alexander Avenue, South Yarra and Caulfield station
  • Non-destructive digging (NDD) is required to
    locate and expose underground services. NDD uses pressurised water to dig and then vacuum up the
    soil to expose assets and services undergroundwithout damaging them
  • Works will require the use of elevated work platforms,generators, and NDD truck, cranes, excavators, concrete pumps and crews with hand tools.

What you should be aware of

  • Additional truck movements will be required along Railway Crescent and Green Street, as materials are being delivered to our rail access point
  • These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise
  • Temporary on-street parking removal from Railway Crescent will be in place to ensure safe and efficient material deliveries and construction vehicle access to the rail corridor
  • Traffic management will be in place along Railway Crescent, Green and White streets to safely facilitate local vehicles from entering and exiting the road. Local residential access will be maintained during this time
  • Generator-powered lighting towers will be required while we complete night works. Where possible, lights will be positioned to face away from residential properties and noise reduction mats will be placed around generators.

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Download notices

DateNotice
24 Nov 2021 Inverness Avenue, Armadale works notification, November to December 2021 (PDF, 240.8 KB)
24 Nov 2021 Edward Street, Toorak works notification, November to December 2021 (PDF, 152.6 KB)
15 Nov 2021 South Yarra to Caulfield, 24-hour rail works, November to December, 2021 (PDF, 1.8 MB)
15 Nov 2021 Railway Crescent, Cremorne, 24-hour works, November to December, 2021 (PDF, 518.0 KB)
08 Nov 2021 Caulfield, fencing installation works, November, 2021 (PDF, 111.5 KB)
08 Nov 2021 Malvern, fencing installation works, November, 2021 (PDF, 104.8 KB)
26 Oct 2021 Caulfield to Dandenong, construction and testing activities, November to December, 2021 (PDF, 561.8 KB)
26 Oct 2021 South Yarra to Caulfield, out of hours works within the rail corridor, October to November, 2021 (PDF, 172.0 KB)
15 Oct 2021 Malvern, relocatable equipment building works, October to November 2021 (PDF, 555.9 KB)
15 Oct 2021 Toorak, temporary partial closure of Edward Street, October 2021 (PDF, 177.1 KB)
15 Oct 2021 Armadale, 24-hour rail works and temporary parking closure on Cheel Street, October 2021 (PDF, 362.9 KB)
15 Oct 2021 Armadale, 24-hour rail works and temporary parking closure on Beatty Avenue, October 2021 (PDF, 344.3 KB)
15 Oct 2021 South Yarra to Caulfield, 24-hour rail corridor works, October 2021 (PDF, 750.8 KB)
15 Oct 2021 Cremorne, 24-hour rail works, October 2021 (PDF, 518.1 KB)
07 Oct 2021 Springvale, Lindsay Williams Closure, October 2021 (PDF, 98.8 KB)
05 Oct 2021 Armadale, relocatable equipment building works, October 2021 (PDF, 340.3 KB)
05 Oct 2021 Malvern, relocatable equipment building works, October 2021 (PDF, 262.4 KB)
05 Oct 2021 Caulfield, temporary partial closure of Normanby Road, October 2021.pdf (PDF, 114.0 KB)
05 Oct 2021 Caulfield, temporary single lane closure of Queens Avenue, October 2021 (PDF, 246.1 KB)
07 Sep 2021 Caulfield, temporary single lane closure of Queens Avenue, September 2021 (PDF, 247.1 KB)
07 Sep 2021 Caulfield, temporary partial road closure of Normanby Road, September 2021 (PDF, 115.0 KB)
02 Sep 2021 South Yarra to Caulfield, out of hours works, September 2021.pdf (PDF, 172.8 KB)
20 Aug 2021 Caulfield to Sandown Park, construction activity work notification, September to November 2021 (PDF, 553.0 KB)
06 Aug 2021 Cremorne, 24 hour rail works, August 2021 (PDF, 515.9 KB)
30 Jul 2021 Armadale, underground service investigations, August 2021 (PDF, 163.6 KB)
14 Jul 2021 South Yarra, out of hours works and temporary parking removal, July 2021 (PDF, 75.4 KB)
14 Jul 2021 South Yarra to Caulfield, 24 hour rail works, July 2021 (PDF, 743.0 KB)
14 Jul 2021 Toorak, temporary partial road closure, July 2021 (PDF, 177.6 KB)
14 Jul 2021 Carnegie to Clayton, out of hours works notification, August 2021 (PDF, 541.1 KB)
07 Jul 2021 Caulfield, relocatable equipment building works notification, July to August 2021 (PDF, 3.0 MB)
07 Jul 2021 Malvern, building delivery works notification, July 2021 (PDF, 53.0 KB)
07 Jul 2021 Caulfield, relocatable equipment building preparation works, July 2021 (PDF, 111.4 KB)
05 Jul 2021 Caulfield, relocatable equipment building works notification, July 2021 (PDF, 3.0 MB)
28 Jun 2021 Malvern, overnight delivery works notification, July 2021 (PDF, 107.8 KB)
18 Jun 2021 Caulfield to Sandown, shared user path closure and out of hours works notification, July to August 2021 (PDF, 538.5 KB)
18 Jun 2021 Caulfield, relocatable equipment building installation works notification, June to August 2021 (PDF, 3.0 MB)
17 Jun 2021 Armadale, drainage investigation works notification, June 2021 (PDF, 205.2 KB)
11 Jun 2021 Armadale, temporary partial road closure, June 2021 (PDF, 54.3 KB)
11 Jun 2021 Caulfield Station, extended construction works schedule, June 2021 (PDF, 111.1 KB)
11 Jun 2021 Caulfield to Sandown, shared user path closure, July to August 2021 (PDF, 534.1 KB)
10 Jun 2021 Westall Station, out of hours works notification, June 2021 (PDF, 528.8 KB)
03 Jun 2021 Armadale, drainage investigation works notification, June 2021 (PDF, 205.7 KB)
31 May 2021 Caulfield Station, extended construction schedule works notification, June 2021 (PDF, 109.2 KB)
24 May 2021 South Yarra, temporary single lane closure, May to June 2021 (PDF, 74.4 KB)
17 May 2021 Toorak, geotechnical investigation works, May 2021 (PDF, 287.9 KB)
12 May 2021 Caulfield Station, 24 hour rail works, May 2021 (PDF, 112.3 KB)
14 Apr 2021 Caulfield to Sandown Park works notification, May to June 2021 (PDF, 537.8 KB)
24 Feb 2021 Malvern to Caulfield, Relocatable equipment building works, March-April 2021 (PDF, 110.5 KB)
23 Feb 2021 Caulfield to Sandown Park, Shared user path closure, March-April 2021 (PDF, 543.0 KB)
11 Jan 2021 Malvern works notification, January to February 2021 (PDF, 973.2 KB)
23 Dec 2020 Caulfield to Sandown Park works notification, January to February 2021 (PDF, 230.3 KB)
07 Dec 2020 Clayton to Springvale works notification, December 2020 (PDF, 145.6 KB)
17 Nov 2020 Huntingdale works notification, November 2020.pdf (PDF, 145.8 KB)
04 Nov 2020 Caulfield to Clayton works notification, November 2020 (PDF, 153.6 KB)
04 Nov 2020 Springvale Tree Removal notification, November 2020 (PDF, 145.7 KB)
27 Oct 2020 Springvale works notification, November 2020 (PDF, 156.3 KB)
27 Aug 2020 Williams Road to Caulfield station 24/7 rail corridor works, September 2020 (PDF, 724.7 KB)
17 Aug 2020 Williams Road to Caulfield 24/7 rail corridor works notification, August to September 2020 (PDF, 727.7 KB)
10 Aug 2020 Hawksburn to Caulfield 24/7 rail corridor works notification, August 2020 (PDF, 555.0 KB)
06 Jul 2020 Normanby Road, Caulfield retaining wall installation works notification, July to August 2020 (PDF, 3.3 MB)
07 Apr 2020 Caulfield works notification, April 2020 (PDF, 181.8 KB)
31 Jan 2020 Nar Nar Goon site establishment, February to March 2020 (PDF, 117.8 KB)