Author: Peter

April 25, 2019 Peter No comments exist

We have recently put in an FOI submission to LXRP asking for the “diligent” environmental studies they claim to have done in regard to noise pollution, air pollution, migratory birds and light spill. They are building a large train stabling facility in Seaford which is near to residents (the closest being 170m away) and RAMSAR…

February 7, 2019 Peter No comments exist

The Kananook (Seaford) Stabling facility documents that are of most interest are available direct here; https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/resource-library/incorporated-documents/frankston/fran-C117-Kananook-Train-Storage-Facility-Project,-July-2017.PDF Read page 2 in particular. To find more documents got to : http://planning-schemes.delwp.vic.gov.au/schemes/frankston select Amendments search for ‘frankston c117’ select “view details” for the C117 Frankston amendment. Amendment C117 Frankston Planning Scheme will popup goto the bottom of the…

February 7, 2019 Peter No comments exist

The labor state government has begun a business study on the extension of the Frankston line to Baxter. More details can be found on their page here; Premier’s Baxter extension business case The Labor Government has started work on the business case that will assess the costs and benefits of electrifying the line as well…

March 24, 2017 Peter No comments exist

See also: The Health Impact of Elevated Rail on Bayside Communities  –  A review of potential health impact for applying elevated rail options in the removal of level crossings along the Frankston rail line. – Submitted to LXRA in 2016. The World Health Organisation recommends ‘health in all policies’ which includes consideration of the health impact…

September 29, 2016 Peter 2 comments

Seaford Road Level Crossing Rail Under Road Another 8 level crossings on the Frankston Line are due to be removed. Three have already been grade separated with a Rail Under Road solution: Ormond, Bentleigh and McKinnon. This article explains how Seaford Road can be Rail Under Road also. Design Considerations 1. Rail Reserve • A 40m wide railway reserve allowing…

September 29, 2016 Peter 3 comments

Bonbeach & Carrum Level Crossings Bondi Road, Carrum Station, Eel Race Road Rail Under Road Another 8 level crossings on the Frankston Line are due to be removed. Three have already been grade separated with a Rail Under Road solution: Ormond, Bentleigh and McKinnon. This article explains how the Bonbeach & Carrum level crossing removals can…

September 26, 2016 Peter No comments exist

Charman Road Level Crossing Rail Under Road Another 8 level crossings on the Frankston Line are due to be removed. Three have already been grade separated with a Rail Under Road solution: Ormond, Bentleigh and McKinnon. This article explains how Charman Road can be Rail Under Road also.   Design Considerations 1. Park Road • Logic suggests that Park Road…

September 25, 2016 Peter No comments exist

Edithvale Road Level Crossing Rail Under Road Another 8 level crossings on the Frankston Line are due to be removed. Three have already been grade separated with a Rail Under Road solution: Ormond, Bentleigh and McKinnon. This article explains how Edithvale Road can be Rail Under Road also.   Design Considerations 1. Rail Reserve One lane of…

September 22, 2016 Peter No comments exist

In spite of poor weather, we’d like tothank the hundreds of residents who attended the rally against Sky Rail last Sunday, to “Walk Against Elevated Rail” from Chelsea to Edithvale. The No Sky Rail on Frankston Line Inc community association (NSRFL Group) would also like to extend our thanks to the Mayor Tamsin Bearsley (City of…

September 15, 2016 Peter No comments exist

PRESS RELEASE: Sunday 11th September 2016 Bayside residents are alarmed at the way the Level Crossing Removal Authority’s options for the Frankston railway line have been tailored to favour elevated railway bridges. Five out of the remaining eight crossings to be removed on the Frankston Line have been given two options: an elevated rail bridge…