More level crossings along Frankston Line VIC to be removed
By Lynton Balia on 12 September 2018
As part of the $2 billion investment for the Frankston Line Upgrade that will remove 13 level crossings and deliver 10 new stations, two more dangerous level crossings at Edithvale and Bonbeach in Victoria are set to be removed.
As presented by the Level Crossing Removal Authority through an Environment Effect Statement (EES), the two level crossings are going to be removed using a trench which will help minimise any impacts of the upgrade to the environment as well as help in managing groundwater flows during the construction phase.
Any impacts on the environment from lowering the rail line are ensured to be minimised and manageable with continued and careful monitoring of the area.
Following the grant of planning and environmental approvals, removal of the level crossings and construction of the new stations at Edithvale and Bonbeach are expected to be completed by 2022.
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