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South Yarra precinct work notifications

Trains are resumed on the Cranbourne, Pakenham, Frankston and Gippsland lines. Find out more details and plan ahead.

Work is now underway in the South Yarra to support construction of eastern tunnel entrance of the Metro Tunnel.

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Timing

Where

What's happening?

December 2019 to February 2020

Malvern Station

Site establishment works will be occurring at Malvern Station from December 2019 to February 2020.

These works will occur:

  • Friday 13 December to February 2020
  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays
  • 24 hour works: Thursday 2 January to early February 2020.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra site establishment works notification, December 2019 to February 2020 (PDF, 616.8 KB).

January 2020

Between Malvern Road, Toorak and High Street, Armadale

Extensive upcoming 24 hour rail works will be occurring between Malvern Road, Toorak and High Street, Armadale during January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Wednesday 1 to Friday 31 January 2020.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra 24 hour works notification, Toorak to Armadale, January 2020 (PDF, 1.0 MB).

January 2020

Between High Street and Wattletree Road, Armadale and at Armadale and Malvern stations

Extensive upcoming 24 hour rail works will be occurring between High Street and Wattletree Road, Armadale during January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Wednesday 1 to Friday 31 January 2020.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra 24 hour works notification, Armadale Station, January 2020 (PDF, 1.1 MB).

December 2019 to February 2020

Melbourne High School, South Yarra

Site establishment works will be occurring at Melbourne High School from December 2019 to February 2020.

These works will occur:

  • Friday 13 December to Tuesday 31 December 2019
  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays
  • 24 hour works: Thursday 2 January to early February 2020.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra, Melbourne High School works notification, December 2019 to February 2020 (PDF, 688.9 KB).

December 2019 to February 2020

South Yarra

24 hour rail works and traffic impacts will be occurring in South Yarra near Surrey Road from December 2019 to January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Wednesday 1 to Friday 31 January 2020

These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise with some periods of high level noise as we deliver equipment to site, trench and lay track.

Some parking on Stables Lane, Hopetoun Grove and Palfreyman Street will be temporarily removed during this time to allow safe access in and out of the rail corridor while we complete these works. Parking will be reinstated as soon as possible.

For further details, see the South Yarra, 24 hour rail works and traffic impacts, December 2019 to January 2020 (PDF, 192.5 KB).

January 2020

Oddys Lane, Electric Street, Railway Crescent and Green Street, Cremorne

24 hour rail access and temporary site establishment works will be occurring in Cremorne during January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Wednesday 1 to Friday 31 January 2020 (Oddys Lane and Electric Street)
  • 24 hours, Monday 6 to Friday 17 January 2020 (Railway Crescent and Green Street)

For further details, see the Oddys Lane and Electric Street works notification (PDF, 364.8 KB) and also the Railway Crescent and Green Street works notification (PDF, 447.7 KB).

January 2020

Rail Corridor between Cromwell Road, South Yarra and Orrong Road, Toorak

Extensive 24 hour rail works will occur between Cromwell Road, South Yarra and Orrong Road, Toorak during January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Wednesday 1 to Friday 31 January 2020.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise, with some periods of high-level noise during track and rail deliveries.

For further details about these extensive works, see the South Yarra works notification, Cromwell Road and Orrong Road, January 2020 (PDF, 1.2 MB).

January 2020

Glenhuntly Station

24 hour works and rail access will occur at Glenhuntly Station during January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Wednesday 1 to Friday 31 January 2020.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise while we are in the area.

For further details, see the Glenhuntly Station 24 hour works and rail access notification, January 2020 (PDF, 650.0 KB).

Late 2019 until early 2020

South Yarra Siding Reserve

Removal and reinstatement of rail track, overhead structures and ballast works will be occurring at the South Yarra Siding Reserve during January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, 1 to 7 January 2020
  • 24 hours, 19 to 31 January 2020.

These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise, with periods of high level noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra monthly construction update, January 2020 (PDF, 433.2 KB).


Excavation of the tunnel entrance and other works are being carried out at the South Yarra Siding Reserve in late 2019 until early 2020.

These works will occur:

  • Normal construction hours, late 2019 until early 2020.

Trucks will be used to remove earth from the site during this time.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).


Installation of concrete panels for the new Lovers Walk footpath will occur at the South Yarra Siding Reserve in  mid-December 2019 to January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • Normal construction hours, mid-December 2019 to January 2020.

Lovers walk will remain closed until project completion.

An information session will be held in the coming months to discuss the final design of Lovers Walk.

For further details, see the South Yarra construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB).

December 2019 to January 2020

Osborne Street

TBM retrieval shaft base slab construction works will begin on Osborne Street in January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, 13 January to late February 2020.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise.

For further details, see the South Yarra monthly construction update, January 2020 (PDF, 433.2 KB).

January 2020

Chapel Street, South Yarra

As part of the ongoing Metro Tunnel works in South Yarra, the project will temporarily use the vacant land located at 402-416 Chapel Street as storage space for materials and equipment to support construction of the tunnel entrance. These works will continue in January 2020.

These works will occur:

  • 24 hours, Wednesday 1 January to Friday 31 January 2020

There will be some instances where the site will be accessed 24 hours during times of increased construction activity.

Additional truck movements will be required as materials are delivered to and from site along Chapel Street. Some parking will be temporarily removed along Bray Street, to ensure trucks can move safely in and out of the area.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise with some high-level noise as crushed rock is removed from site.

For further details, see the South Yarra works notification, 402-416 Chapel Street, January 2020 (PDF, 640.2 KB).

Ongoing

William Street Bridge and Lovers Walk

Long term closures of William Street Bridge and Lovers Walk are required to construct the eastern tunnel entrance

Traffic and pedestrian detours are in place.

DateNotice
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra 24 hour works notification, Malvern Station, January 2020 (PDF, 998.8 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra 24 hour works notification, Armadale Station, January 2020 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra 24 hour works notification, Toorak to Armadale, January 2020 (PDF, 1.0 MB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra 24 hour works notification, Glenhuntly Station, January 2020 (PDF, 650.0 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra works notification, Cromwell Road and Orrong Road, January 2020 (PDF, 1.2 MB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra works notification, 402-416 Chapel Street, January 2020 (PDF, 640.2 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra works notification, Railway Crescent and Green Street, January 2020 (PDF, 447.7 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra works notification, Oddys Lane and Electric Street, January 2020 (PDF, 364.8 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra, 24 hour rail works and traffic impacts, December 2019 to January 2020 (PDF, 192.5 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra monthly construction update, January 2020 (PDF, 433.2 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra, Melbourne High School works notification, December 2019 to February 2020 (PDF, 688.9 KB)
19 Dec 2019 South Yarra site establishment works notification, December 2019 to February 2020 (PDF, 616.8 KB)
11 Dec 2019 South Yarra Siding Reserve 24 hour works notification, December 2019 (PDF, 189.7 KB)
02 Dec 2019 South Yarra, service investigation works, December 2019 (PDF, 426.7 KB)
29 Nov 2019 South Yarra, Toorak Road to Hawksburn station works notification, December 2019 (PDF, 189.6 KB)
29 Nov 2019 South Yarra, drainage works and traffic impacts notification, December 2019 (PDF, 190.1 KB)
28 Nov 2019 South Yarra, 24 hour weekend works, December 2019 (PDF, 899.7 KB)
22 Nov 2019 South Yarra, monthly construction update, November to December 2019 (PDF, 423.9 KB)
08 Nov 2019 South Yarra, Cremorne to Malvern rail corridor works, November 2019 (PDF, 622.0 KB)
01 Nov 2019 South Yarra, Toorak to Malvern stations service investigations, November 2019 (PDF, 721.7 KB)
31 Oct 2019 South Yarra, Toorak Road to Hawksburn Station works notification, November 2019 (PDF, 326.4 KB)
16 Oct 2019 South Yarra, William Street bridge installation, October 2019.pdf (PDF, 829.3 KB)
16 Oct 2019 South Yarra, drainage works, October 2019.PDF (PDF, 171.4 KB)
14 Oct 2019 Chapel Street site establishment works, South Yarra, October 2019 (PDF, 188.8 KB)
07 Oct 2019 South Yarra, 24 hour works, October 2019 (PDF, 211.1 KB)
03 Oct 2019 South Yarra construction update, October 2019 (PDF, 383.8 KB)
13 Sep 2019 Gantry Crane Installation Notification, September 2019 (PDF, 478.0 KB)
05 Sep 2019 South Yarra, steel fixing work September 2019.pdf (PDF, 273.6 KB)
04 Sep 2019 South Yarra construction update, September 2019 (PDF, 577.9 KB)
04 Sep 2019 South Yarra, 24 hour works, September 2019 (PDF, 274.5 KB)
05 Aug 2019 South Yarra, concrete works, August 2019 (PDF, 196.4 KB)
02 Aug 2019 South Yarra, steel trough works, August 2019 (PDF, 180.3 KB)
02 Aug 2019 South Yarra construction update, August 2019 (PDF, 558.1 KB)
24 Jul 2019 South Yarra, extended work hours, July 2019 (PDF, 195.9 KB)
19 Jul 2019 South Yarra, Palfreyman Street steel works, July 2019 (PDF, 168.9 KB)
01 Jul 2019 South Yarra construction update, July 2019 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
27 Jun 2019 Chapel Street to Hawskburn station works, July 2019 (PDF, 200.0 KB)
07 Jun 2019 Surrey, Cromwell and Luxton roads concrete pump works, June 2019 (PDF, 197.8 KB)
31 May 2019 South Yarra, Surrey and Palfreyman Lane nightworks, June 2019 (PDF, 193.6 KB)
31 May 2019 South Yarra, Chapel St to Hawksburn station signalling works, June 2019 (PDF, 199.9 KB)
31 May 2019 South Yarra construction update, June 2019 (PDF, 588.0 KB)
17 May 2019 Windsor station car park closure, May 2019 (PDF, 177.0 KB)
17 May 2019 Sandringham line transport impacts, May 2019 (PDF, 194.3 KB)
08 May 2019 South Yarra service investigation works, May 2019 (PDF, 350.4 KB)
29 Apr 2019 South Yarra construction update, May 2019 (PDF, 426.0 KB)
22 Mar 2019 South Yarra service investigation and signalling works, April 2019 (PDF, 199.1 KB)
22 Mar 2019 Railway Place temporary closure, March to April 2019 (PDF, 178.6 KB)
22 Jan 2019 South Yarra service investigations, January 2019 (PDF, 171.8 KB)
18 Jan 2019 South Yarra, Chambers Street tree removal, January 2019 (PDF, 178.3 KB)
15 Jan 2019 Arthur Street closure, January 2019 (PDF, 213.3 KB)
11 Jan 2019 South Yarra tree removal, January 2019 (PDF, 178.2 KB)
18 Dec 2018 South Yarra construction update, January 2019 (PDF, 207.2 KB)
11 Dec 2018 South Yarra overnight deliveries, December 2018 (PDF, 220.2 KB)
22 Nov 2018 South Yarra construction update, December 2018 (PDF, 210.1 KB)
29 Oct 2018 South Yarra construction update, November 2018 (PDF, 234.4 KB)