Skip to main content
Metro Tunnel

Construction on the Sunbury line

Work is now underway to support construction of a new platform at West Footscray station.

We are also undertaking site and service investigations along the Sunbury line to help inform detailed planning and design.

Sign up to our enews and select "Sunbury line" to receive work notifications by email.

TimingWhere

What's happening

July 2019

Rail corridor at Cross Street, West Footscray

To prepare the rail corridor for new infrastructure, works are required to investigate ground conditions and confirm the location of underground services.

These works will occur:

  • 11pm Saturday 13 July to 6am Sunday 14 July.
  • 11pm Saturday 20 July to 6am Sunday 21 July.

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

For further details, see the June to July works notification (PDF, 3.4 MB).

Ongoing

Cross Street, Footscray

A crane will be set up in the new construction compound on the Cross Street side of West Footscray station.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 7am Saturday to 7:30am Sunday.

For further details, see the June to July works notification (PDF, 3.4 MB).

Ongoing

Ashley Street, Braybrook

A construction site compound has been established at the corner of Ashley and Rupert streets, Braybrook.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 7am Saturday to 7:30am Sunday.

For further details, see the June to July works notification (PDF, 3.4 MB).

Ongoing

Buckley Street, Footscray

To support works along the Sunbury rail line, a temporary construction site will be established on a vacant lot at 96-104 Buckley Street, Footscray.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise and vibration.

For further details, see the works notification (PDF, 1.6 MB).

10 June- 10 July

Tottenham station

Works to upgrade a section of the V/Line track around Tottenham station will take place in June and July.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, 10 June to 10 July.
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays, 10 June to 10 July.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise and medium levels of vibration.

For further details, see the works notification (PDF, 182.6 KB).

Ongoing

Rupert Street

To support the upgrades at West Footscray station, a construction site will be established on the existing rail reserve at Rupert Street, West Footscray. 

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 6pm, until 2020.

These works are expected to generate low to medium levels of noise during site establishment activities, however noise levels may vary during further works.

For further details, see the June to July works notification (PDF, 3.4 MB).


A temporary access pad will be constructed to enable construction machinery and vehicles to safely enter the rail corridor.

To ensure the safety of rail users and our workers these works must take place when trains aren't running.

These works will occur:

  • 7pm Saturday 29 June to 7am Sunday 30 June.

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

For further details, see the June to July works notification (PDF, 3.4 MB).

Ongoing

West Footscray station

Works to create a new station concourse will take place from July to early September.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 7am Saturday to 7:30am Sunday.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise and medium levels of vibration.

For further details, see the June to July works notification (PDF, 3.4 MB).


Works to install drainage infrastructure to support the new platform and track at West Footscray station will take place until the end of July.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 7am Saturday to 7:30am Sunday.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise and medium levels of vibration.

For further details, see the June to July works notification (PDF, 3.4 MB).


Bored piling works will continue at West Footscray station until mid-July.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 10pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 7am Saturday to 7:30am Sunday.

These works are expected to generate medium to high levels of noise and medium levels of vibration.

For further details, see the June to July works notification (PDF, 3.4 MB).


Further, various site establishment works will be occurring throughout 2019 at West Footscray station to build a new passenger platform and an additional track.

Up to 40 parking spaces at West Footscray station will be occupied from early 2019 for laydown of construction materials and a crane for delivery of materials into the works zone.

From early March temporary fencing and wooden hoarding will be installed around the perimeter of the car park on Cross Street and a project site compound will be established.

Widening an existing driveway and establishing a new driveway on Cross Street, as well as restricting access to cyclist and pedestrian ramps around the station.

From mid-April construction machinery will be delivered to the site across from Cross Street.

For further details on the site establishment works at West Footscray Station see the works notification (PDF, 2.1 MB).

Ongoing

Rail corridor between Tottenham and West Footscray station

Works are required in the rail corridor between Tottenham and West Footscray station to remove and realign rail freight tracks, reinstate ground beneath removed tracks, and install drainage.

These works will occur:

  • 7am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (from 28 March).
  • 7am to 1pm, Saturdays (from 28 March).

These works are expected to generate medium levels of noise, and occasional periods of medium level vibration.

For further details, see the works notification (PDF, 179.8 KB).

DateNotice
24 Jun 2019 Sunbury line, Tottenham to West Footscray out of hours works, June 2019 (PDF, 190.5 KB)
18 Jun 2019 Sunbury line construction update, June to July 2019.PDF (PDF, 3.4 MB)
13 Jun 2019 Middle Footscray Site Establishment, June 2019 (PDF, 1.6 MB)
31 May 2019 West Footscray drainage installation, June 2019 (PDF, 655.8 KB)
31 May 2019 Sunbury line, Tottenham rail track upgrade, June 2019 (PDF, 182.6 KB)
24 May 2019 West Footscray, Rupert Street site establishment works, May 2019 (PDF, 189.7 KB)
16 May 2019 Sunbury line construction update, May 2019 (PDF, 2.4 MB)
23 Apr 2019 West Footscray piling works, April 2019 (PDF, 195.3 KB)
23 Apr 2019 West Footscray out of hours works, April 2019 (PDF, 193.5 KB)
03 Apr 2019 West Footscray site establishment works, February 2019 (PDF, 2.1 MB)
22 Mar 2019 West Footscray installation works, March 2019 (PDF, 179.8 KB)
14 Mar 2019 West Footscray out of hours works, March 2019 (PDF, 185.3 KB)
05 Mar 2019 West Footscray, Raleigh Street temporary car park relocation, March 2019 (PDF, 669.2 KB)
08 Feb 2019 Buses replacing trains notification West Footscray, February 2019 (PDF, 619.9 KB)
25 Jan 2019 West Footscray out of hours works, February 2019 (PDF, 627.2 KB)
25 Jan 2019 West Footscray, Leunig Place works, February 2019 (PDF, 850.7 KB)
17 Jan 2019 Totenham Station, Ashley Street works, January 2019 (PDF, 185.4 KB)
08 Jan 2019 Sunbury line, Sunshine out of hours works, January 2019 (PDF, 797.3 KB)
08 Jan 2019 West Footscray, Leunig Place works, January 2019 (PDF, 638.6 KB)
22 Nov 2018 Tottenham station car park works, November 2018 (PDF, 186.3 KB)
tr.bordered { border-bottom: 1px solid #000; }