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West Footscray notifications

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

TimingWhere What's happening

15-16 December

Rail corridor

To ensure the safety of passengers and our workers, these activities can only be performed safely when trains are not operating along the regional and freight rail tracks.

The works are expected to generate periods of low to medium level noise while installing temporary. All other activities are expected to generate low levels of noise The works are expected to generate low levels of vibration.

Use of light towers will be required. We will position lights so they face away from residential properties, where possible.

Construction vehicles will be accessing the rail corridor via Cross Street (opposite Whitten Oval) see map in the notification (PDF, 178.1 KB).

26 November to late December 2018

Tottenham Station car park

A temporary car park will be constructed adjacent to the Tottenham station car park on Rupert Street to provide up to 40 car parking spaces while works are underway at West Footscray station.

  • The works are expected to generate periods of medium level noise during tree removal, trimming and car park construction. All other activities are expected to generate low levels of noise.
  • The works are expected to generate periods of medium level vibration during compacting works. All other activities are expected to general low levels of vibration
  • A temporary footpath closure will be in place along a section of Rupert Street for three days between 3 December and 14 December to connect drainage to the existing storm
    water drain
  • Traffic management will be in place to assist with vehicle and pedestrian movements.

For more information, see the Tottenham works notification (PDF, 186.3 KB)

Early 2019

West Footscray Station

To enable construction of the new station platform, 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.

More information