On Sunday 28th February, the Premier Daniel Andrews announces
that the Government will commence the Mernda Rail Extension in
2017, and it will be finished by early 2019.
We have had some community consultation forums recently and
some pictures are below of the first meeting held at the Bridge
Inn Hotel Mernda on Saturday 27/02/2016
At the forum lots of maps were displayed and some are shown here.
top left shows from Sth Morang station to Gordons road where the
plan is to go under the road with all other sections at ground
level. Map top right shows Hawkstowe station location but
showing rail could be under or over the road. Map bottom
left shows after Hawkstowe station that the rail goes above the
waterways and then rail at ground level. Last map shows
ground level rail up to Mernda station and can be either under
or over Bridge Inn Road.
MERNDA RAIL EXTENSION
On this page you will see the history of the campaign to have
the rail line extended from South Morang to Mernda.
HISTORY MADE AS SOUTH MORANG
STATION IS OPEN
The new South Morang Station is open, view the pictures of the
first train into South Morang driven by SMMRA member Robert
Aquilina. Transport Minister Terry Mulder opens the station
and members of SMMRA are there to ride the first train.
South Morang Rail extension
Discover the history of the campaign to have the rail line
extended from Epping to South Morang. Included here are a few
Youtube videos that show the construction of the variousl
elements of the extension. This includes video of the
whole project, different concrete pours, and the Thomastown
station crossover being built.
Alliance contact details and member
Check out this link to find out who the office bearers are for
the Aliance and for links to the organisations that make up
CAN YOU CONTRIBUTE PHOTOS OF THE WHITTLESEA RAIL LINE, TRAINS,
Have a look at very old photos of trains, stations and
other historical images.