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October 2022 03 10 2022

Sunbury Station precinct monthly construction update, October (PDF, 188.9 KB)

  • Overnight shared user path finishing works
  • Overnight Evans Street intersection works
  • Out of hours site use, equipment, and material deliveries
  • O’Shanassy Street reinstatement works
  • Construction works near the Target shopping complex
  • Car park reinstatement works near Harris Scarfe
  • Project finishing works.

Sunbury Station precinct

Sunbury Station precinct

27 to 30 September 2022 27 09 2022

Underpass entrance works and overnight intersection closure, Evans Street (PDF, 138.7 KB)

  • Conducting works on the Evans Street intersection and on the east entrance to the new road underpass
  • Resurfacing sections of the road near the intersection
  • Removing the top layer and asphalting to level the road and provide a sleek finish
  • Line marking
  • Installing new traffic signaling technology
  • Repositioning two light poles on Evans Street
  • Works are expected to generate medium levels of noise and vibration, with intermittent periods of high-level noise.

Sunbury Station precinct

Sunbury Station precinct

26 September to 10 October 2022 26 09 2022

Fence installation works at Watergardens station (PDF, 566.1 KB)

  • Non-destructive digging (NDD) to investigate ground conditions and confirm the area is free of underground services. NDD uses pressurised water to break up and vacuum soil to expose assets and services without damaging them
  • Installing nine fencing panels along the corridor
  • Drilling piles using an excavator with a drill-like attachment
  • Pouring concrete and installing posts into piles—Connecting panels between the fence posts
  • Works involve the use of excavators, a roller, a NDD truck, hand tools, and other construction machinery.

Calder Park to Sydenham

Calder Park to Sydenham

October - December 2022 26 09 2022

Excavation and out of hours works at McNab Avenue, Footscray (PDF, 107.0 KB)

Excavation and site establishment works

  • Establishing a small project site compound to allow for excavation works to take place within Railway Reserve park
  • Non-destructive digging (NDD) to investigate ground conditions and confirm the location of existing underground services
  • Installing temporary fencing and closing a section of the footpath in Railway Reserve park
    Reinstating the garden beds and pedestrian pathway in Railway Reserve park following excavation works

Out of hours works

  • Pulling and connecting new cables from electrical equipment in the Hyde Street commuter car park at Footscray Station to the existing Footscray  substation on McNab Avenue
  • More information will be provided about these works at a later date.

Tottenham to Footscray

Tottenham to Footscray

12 September to 19 October 2022 12 09 2022

Upcoming site establishment and out of hours works at the Sunshine substation (PDF, 130.1 KB)

Site establishment works

  • Establishing two small project site compounds in the Sun Crescent car park at Sunshine Station and near the rail corridor in Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine
  • Installing temporary fencing, worker amenities and a laydown area for the storage of construction materials
  • 40 car spaces in the Sun Crescent car park at Sunshine Station will be temporarily closed during this time. Alternative all-day and accessible parking will remain open

Out of hours works

  • 24-hour construction works in the rail corridor and at the Sunshine substation
  • Connecting cables and electrical equipment to supply power to the Sunbury Line
  • Removing old cables and overhead powerlines in the rail corridor that are no longer required
  • Excavating trench routes and installing new underground cables between the substation and rail corridor
    A winch will be used at times to help pull underground cables through conduits to connect them between the substation and rail corridor
  • Non-destructive digging (NDD) to investigate ground conditions and confirm the area is free of underground services

Albion to Sunshine

Albion to Sunshine

8, 9 and 12 September 2022 08 09 2022

Upcoming overnight intersection closures on Evans Street, Sunbury (PDF, 142.3 KB)

  • Working on the Evans Street entrance to the new road underpass
  • Saw cutting through asphalt and concrete
  • Installing new pavement and grading the road on the east side where it will begin to descend under the rail bridge
  • Re-sheeting asphalt
  • Line marking
  • Works are expected to generate medium levels of noise and vibration, with intermittent periods of high-level noise.

Sunbury Station precinct

Sunbury Station precinct

September 2022 02 09 2022

Sunbury Station precinct monthly construction update, September (PDF, 2.1 MB)

  • Ongoing road underpass construction
  • Services installations
  • Out of hours site use, equipment and material deliveries
  • Construction works near the Target shopping complex
  • Shared user path construction and finishing works.

Sunbury Station precinct

Sunbury Station precinct

Ongoing to early October 2022 05 08 2022

Septic tank installation, water connection and out of hours works at the Sydenham Road substation (PDF, 87.0 KB)

Septic tank installation works

  • Installing a new underground septic tank system that will connect to the new substation building
  • Asphalt cutting and excavation to enable the installation of underground pits
  • Backfilling and asphalting over excavated areas to reinstate the site.

Water connection works

  • Water connection works are required to connect the new Sydenham Road substation with the nearby water connection point on McNicholl Way
  • Using excavators, NDD and boring machines to dig underground and install pipes that will service the new substation building
  • Underground boring works will take place from the eastern side of Sydenham Road and travel underneath the road to the western side
  • Excavation works will be required on Sydenham Road to create a retrieval shaft for the underground boring machinery.

24 hour works

  • Connecting cables and turning on electrical equipment within the new substation, that will increase the power supply to the Sunbury Line
  • Using a winch truck to help pull new cables through underground conduits from the substation to new equipment on the opposite of the rail corridor
  • Using hand tools to help connect new cables within the rail corridor.

Calder Park to Sydenham

Calder Park to Sydenham

Ongoing to late 2022 01 08 2022

Out of hours substation works on St Albans Road, St Albans (PDF, 176.3 KB)

Landscaping activities
Ongoing to late June 2022

  • Installing pathways and native plants around the new substation building
  • Installing fencing, gates and a new driveway along St Albans Road
  • Installing building amenities, cables and electrical equipment inside the new substation building


Out of hours site demobilisation works
Mid to late July 2022

  • Removing temporary fencing, site amenities and water barriers from along St Albans Road
  • Removing the temporary pedestrian crossing and speed restrictions on St Albans Road
  • Re-opening the shared user path on the western side of St Albans Road


Out of hours substation commissioning and
demolition works

August to late 2022

  • Connecting cables and turning on electrical equipment within the new substation, which will increase power supply to the Sunbury Line
  • Switching off the existing substation on St Albans Road that is being replaced with a newer model
  • Using excavators and other machinery to safely demolish the older model substation
  • Removing redundant cables and overhead powerlines in the rail corridor
  • Non-destructive digging to expose underground services
  • More details about these works will be provided closer to the date

Keilor Downs to St Albans

Keilor Downs to St Albans

February to September 2022 01 02 2022

Construction works for 55A Raes Road, Sunbury (PDF, 527.8 KB)

  • A temporary storage site will be established at 55A Raes Road, Sunbury
  • The site will be used for the delivery, storage and assembly of materials, and construction vehicle parking
  • Installing temporary fencing and levelling the ground in preparation for construction machinery and storage use
  • In addition to normal construction hours, this site will be used to support out of hours works as required

Sunbury Station precinct

Sunbury Station precinct

Ongoing to late 2022 09 12 2021

Construction works on Wilsons Lane, Sunbury (PDF, 262.0 KB)

  • A temporary storage site will be established at 35 Wilsons Lane, Sunbury. The site is being used for the delivery, storage and assembly of materials, worker amenities and construction vehicle parking
  • In addition to normal construction hours, this site will be used to support out of hours works as required
  • The temporary site will be used for plant, equipment and material storage

Sunbury Station precinct

Sunbury Station precinct