Upcoming works near level crossings

Early works will soon start as part of Stage 2 of the Shepparton LineUpgrade to enable VLocity trains to travel to and from Shepparton forthe first time and deliver more reliable services.

Thanks for your patience while this important work is underway.

Shepparton Line Upgrade

The Victorian Government is upgrading the Shepparton Line to deliver more reliable services and allow modern VLocity trains to travel to Shepparton for the first time.

Work on the Shepparton Line Upgrade has already begun, with $356 million invested in the first two stages of the project, which has already delivered ten extra services a week between Shepparton and Melbourne.

Stage 2 will provide the infrastructure required for VLocity trains to run to Shepparton for the first time.

It includes a new stabling facility and platform extensions at key stations to suit the longer VLocity trains, as well as a crossing loop extension at Murchison East to give trains more room to pass each other, boosting reliability on the line.

Fifty-nine level crossings will be upgraded between Donnybrook and Shepparton to make them compatible with VLocity trains and improve safety for train passengers and road users.

The project is being delivered as part of the Regional Rail Revival program.

What is being done?

Site investigations will take place at each level crossing on the Shepparton Line between Broadford and Shepparton.

The investigations will include:

  • non-destructive digging
  • soil sampling
  • groundwater testing.

These works will take place between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday from Thursday 5 November to Monday 21 December 2020.

Where is this happening?

Level crossings in the following locations are likely to be affected by these works.

Road NameLocation 
Duggans Road (or Two Chain Road)Murchison East
Browns RoadMurchison East
Noonans RoadArcadia
Quirks RoadArcadia
Kennedys RoadArcadia
Arcadia Road (or Main Street)Arcadia
Arcadia Road / Euroa Road (or Carter Road)Arcadia
Ross RoadArcadia
Wren StreetToolamba
Cummins RoadToolamba
Pogue Road Toolamba 
Waugh Road Toolamba 
Ferguson Road Toolamba 
Pyke Road Toolamba 
Rumbalara Road (Crossing Street) Mooroopna 
Young Street Mooroopna 
Watt Road (Riverview Road) Mooroopna 
Goulburn Valley Highway / Wyndham Street Shepparton 

What to be aware of

These works are expected to be low impact, however you may notice an increase in noise and dust. There will be machinery, heavy vehicles and workers within the rail corridor, so please be mindful and observe all safety signage in place.

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