Parliament Station area update

February 2023

Parliament site establishment

Parliament Station area update

February 2023

The Victorian Government is delivering upgrades to the City Loop to improve the management of safety systems in the case of an emergency in the underground rail system. These works include upgrading modern smoke detection, extraction and sprinkler systems at Flagstaff, Melbourne Central and Parliament stations.

Throughout February, crews will be working at Parliament Station. Standard working hours are 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 7am to 3pm Saturdays. Throughout February, crews will be working outside of these hours.

Works taking place

Activities throughout February will include:

  • Onsite cranes, delivery, installation and removal of construction machinery, equipment and materials

Works locations and times

Works will take place at the following locations:

  • Parliament Station north site compound at 210-230 Spring Street, Melbourne
  • Parliament Station south site compound at 108 Spring Street, Melbourne

Works will take place 24 hours a day during the following times:

  • 7pm Friday 3 February to 5am Monday 6 February
  • 7pm Friday 10 February to 5am Monday 13 February
  • 7pm Friday 17 February to 5am Monday 20 February
  • 7pm Friday 24 February to 5am Monday 27 February

Night works will take place as required during the following times:

  • 6pm to 7am Wednesday 1 February to Tuesday 28 February

What to expect

  • Traffic management will be in place to ensure the safety of road users and pedestrians during works
  • Construction workers, vehicles, machinery, equipment and lighting on site to support night works
  • Noise from machinery, including a crane, light tower and demolition and installation works within vent shafts

The timing and scope of these works are subject to change. We will be in touch with affected traders and residents about any significant changes.

Changes to travel

  • Closure of the Parliament Station entry (adjacent to Gordon Reserve) and pedestrian access between Macarthur
    Street and Spring Street from 7am Monday 30 January to 5pm Friday 10 March 2023
  • Short pedestrian detour via Macarthur Street and Spring Street
  • Parliament Station access remains open via Collins Street, Bourke Street and Nicholson Street/Lonsdale Street

Macarthur St closure


Changes to travel - City Loop service changes

City Loop service changes will be in place and buses will be replacing trains on the Sandringham Line at times during February, please visit or call 1800 800 007 for more information.

Staying in touch

The Level Crossing Removal Project is delivering these works on behalf of the Victorian Government. For more information, visit you have any questions about works, email us at [email protected] or call 1800 105 105.

Interpreter logo Translation service – For languages other than English, please call 9209 0147.

If you need assistance because of a hearing or speech impairment, please visit