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This article was published on Wednesday, 28 October, 2020. The information contained within may be out of date or inaccurate. News articles and media releases older than 60 days are archived for future reference.

Upcoming works near level crossings

Early works will soon start as part of Stage 2 of the Shepparton Line Upgrade to enable VLocity trains to travel to and from Shepparton for the first time and deliver more reliable services.

Thanks for your patience while this important work is underway.

What is being done?

Site investigations will take place at each level crossing on the Shepparton Line between Broadford and Shepparton.

The investigations will include:

  • non-destructive digging
  • soil sampling
  • groundwater testing.

These works will take place between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday from Thursday 5 November to Monday 21 December 2020.

Where is this happening?

Level crossings in the following locations are likely to be affected by these works. 

Road Name Location 
Duggans Road (or Two Chain Road) Murchison East
Browns Road Murchison East
Noonans Road Arcadia
Quirks Road Arcadia
Kennedys Road Arcadia
Arcadia Road (or Main Street) Arcadia
Arcadia Road / Euroa Road (or Carter Road) Arcadia
Ross Road Arcadia
Wren Street Toolamba
Cummins Road Toolamba
Pogue Road  Toolamba 
Waugh Road  Toolamba 
Ferguson Road  Toolamba 
Pyke Road  Toolamba 
Rumbalara Road (Crossing Street)  Mooroopna 
Young Street  Mooroopna 
Watt Road (Riverview Road)  Mooroopna 
Goulburn Valley Highway / Wyndham Street  Shepparton 

What to be aware of

These works are expected to be low impact, however you may notice an increase in noise and dust. There will be machinery, heavy vehicles and workers within the rail corridor, so please be mindful and observe all safety signage in place.

Health and safety

Shepparton Line Upgrade works are progressing under the current Third Step restrictions in Regional Victoria.

You may notice an increase of workers on projects as restrictions on construction sites start to ease. Large-scale public infrastructure projects are critical and strict COVIDsafe Plans are in place on all  project sites across Victoria. Workers on all sites are required to wear face masks unless they meet any of the criteria for exception – such as a medical condition for Occupational Health and Safety guidelines.

Physical distancing measures are in place as well as increased hygiene practices. For more information and advice about the coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit

Keep informed

Coronavirus restrictions are changing the way we communicate our project works and disruptions. Please sign up to email updates via the Regional Rail Revival website to stay informed about works in your area.


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