Notification

Hurstbridge line stations: Temporary car park closures and changes to pedestrian access until mid-2018

Added: 18 April 2017

There are temporary long-term and short-term partial closures of station car parks, and changes to pedestrian access, in and around stations on the Hurstbridge line, due to works as part of the Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade Project.

Please note: Selected stations on the South Morang line may also be affected by temporary car park closures.

During construction, station car park users are encouraged to plan their travel and consider alternative transport to nearby stations and car parks. Passengers are advised to observe all signage and safety instructions put in place by workers.

Car park closures:

Changes to pedestrian access:

Further information

Car park closures

Victoria Park Station

Short-term car park and space closures

  • Thursday 12 July to Tuesday 17 July, the private car park (Care Park) to the east of Victoria Park Station will close to serve as an interchange for train replacement bus services.

Near Clifton Hill Station

Short-term car space closures

  • 3pm Thursday 12 July to 5am Monday 16 July, up to 8 on-street car spaces on Hoddle Street on the station side of the road will close to enable train replacement bus services to operate.

Alphington Station

Short-term car space closures

  • From Monday 25 June to Friday 27 July, up to 15 car spaces in the Alphington Station car park off Rowe Street will intermittently close for project works. Works will take place between 7am and 5pm on weekdays and between 7am and 3pm on Saturdays.

Near Eaglemont Station

Short-term car space closures

  • 3pm Thursday 12 July to 5am Monday 16 July, up to six car spaces on Sherwood Road will temporarily close to enable train replacement bus services to operate.

Near Heidelberg Station

Long-term car space closures

  • 50 car spaces closed in the Burgundy Street car park at Heidelberg Station in April 2017. These are scheduled to reopen in July 2018.

Short-term car space closures

  • 3pm Thursday 12 July to 5am Monday 16 July, up to six on street car spaces on Mount Street in Heidelberg on the station side of the road will close to enable train replacement bus services to operate.

Rosanna Station

Due to construction works as part of the Lower Plenty Road Level Crossing Removal Project and building of the new Rosanna Station, there will be short-term and long-term car park closures at Rosanna Station from early July 2017 until late 2018.

Long-term car park closures: Until late 2018

  • The Turnham Avenue car park to the east of Rosanna Station will close from 1am Monday 3 July and will reopen in late 2018
  • The Beetham Parade car park (west of Rosanna Station) will close from 1am on Monday 11 September 2017 until late 2018

Alternative car spaces

Alternative passenger parking is available within a 10-minute walk of Rosanna Station in the following locations:

  • Approximately 48 spaces on eastern side of Beetham Parade between 18 Beetham Parade and Hillside Road (unrestricted)
  • Approximately 100 spaces on eastern side of Ellesmere Parade (adjacent to railway tracks)

Please note: two accessible car spaces previously located in station car park are now located on Turnham Avenue (behind Rosanna Library).

Near Macleod Station

Short-term car space closures

  • 3pm Thursday 12 July to 5am Monday 16 July, all on street car spaces on Birdwood Avenue and Erskine Road in Macleod on the station side of the road will serve as an interchange for train replacement bus services.

McNamara Street to the west of Macleod Station will also be used to run train replacement bus services.

Greensborough Station

Short-term car park and space closures

  • 3pm Friday 13 July to 5am Monday 16 July, the Para Road car park at Greensborough Station will close to operate as an interchange for train replacement bus services.

Up to six car spaces on Para Road opposite the station will also close to enable train replacement bus services to operate.

Changes to pedestrian and vehicle access

Alphington Station

The pedestrian crossing on Wingrove Street, opposite Naroon Road, will close from Friday 21 April 2017 until mid-2018.

The nearest pedestrian crossings are located at Grange Road and Alphington Station. Please note: there is no ramp at Alphington Station. Only stairs are available to cross the rail corridor.

Passengers are advised to follow detour signs to the nearest pedestrian crossing point.

The new pedestrian crossing will be built closer to Fullham Road as part of the removal of Grange Road level crossing.

Wingrove Street (between Kelvin Road and Grange Road) will be open one way (westbound) to vehicle traffic from Thursday 25 May until mid-2018. Wingrove Street (between Perry Street and Grange Road) will be open one way (eastbound) to vehicle traffic from late July 2017 until mid-2018.

For more information, click here.

Rosanna Station

Due to works as part of the Lower Plenty Road Level Crossing Removal Project, the pedestrian railway crossing to the south of Rosanna Station (connecting Turnham Avenue with Beetham Parade across the railway line) will permanently close from 1am on Monday 11 September 2017.

Pedestrians can detour via Lower Plenty Road.

When the new station opens in 2018, there will be unrestricted pedestrian access between east and west sides of the line, beneath the elevated rail.

Further information

Email: [email protected] 
Call: 1800 762 667 (24 hours, 7 days) 

Additional information

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  • Passengers requiring accessibility information, see Accessible transport.
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Updated 03:34pm, 11th July