Level Crossing Removals - Frankston Railway Line
March 1 2018: LXRA Announcement:
- LXRA will start setting up the site office in RF Miles Reserve from 5 March 2018
- Project Timeline
- Presentation to the 26 February Seaford Rd Community Reference Group (CRG) meeting
January 2018: LXRA Announcement:
Investigation works prior to removal of the Seaford Road level crossing will begin from Monday 22 January 2018 (between 7am and 5pm weekdays, intermittently across a two week period), with construction commencing early 2018
Closures, elevated rail, bridges and trenches have been announced for level crossings on the Frankston line by the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA).
Seaford Road - Bridge - 6.5m elevated rail on an embankment with a 1.5m lowered road - with trains, wires and gantries, etc. above that 6.5m
Carrum - Elevated Rail, second bridge over Patterson River, proposed relocation of the stabling yards for trains & carriages from Carrum to Kananook
Overton Rd, Frankston - Elevated Rail - FASTtracked - from the LXRA website: "We will announce our preferred builder in May 2017, with construction starting well ahead of schedule before the end of the year. We are aiming to complete the level crossing removal by 2018"
You should acquaint yourself with the designs, their effects on you, your family and your property ..... and have your say - click on the above link.
The link above includes not only information about the crossing removals, but also links to community groups who have been diligently:
developing engineering and other documents
liaising with MPs and Councillors along the Frankston line
collecting petition signatures and presenting them to the Victorian Parliament
collating information for you
The Victorian State Govt specified 11 Level Crossings for removal on the Frankston Railway Line - 3 have been removed by placing the rail line under roads (trench). They are Ormond, Bentleigh and McKinnon.
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