Level Crossing Removal Project - North East Program Alliance - Hurstbridge Line Upgrade

This project by the Level Crossing Removal Authority has achieved an 'Excellent' Design v1.2 IS Rating.



The North East Project Alliance (NEPA) was established to remove four level crossings. 

The alliance members are Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan, Jacobs, Metro Trains Melbourne and the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA). 

The program alliance is an innovative approach to alliance contracting developed by LXRA to expedite the removal of 50 level crossings in metropolitan Melbourne over an eight year period. 

NEPA will: 

  • Remove the level crossings at: 
  • Grange Road, Alphington 
  • Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna 
  • Bell Street, Coburg 
  • High Street, Reservoir 

NEPA will also duplicate the track between Heidelberg and Rosanna, including: 

  • A new rail bridge over Burgundy Street; and  
  • Duplication of the rail tunnel under the Darebin Street/Hawdon Street intersection





To find out more about this project, visit the Level Crossings Removal website.