Hurstbridge Line Upgrade Stage Two

Under Delivery
Hurstbridge Line Upgrade Stage Two

This project in Melbourne’s north-eastern suburbs will complete the upgrade of the Hurstbridge Line. The project will see a new station constructed at Greensborough and a major upgrade to Montmorency Station as well rail duplication between Greenborough and Montmorency and Diamond Creek and Wattle Glen and is being delivered in conjuction with Victoria's Level Crossing Removal Program. 

Key aspects of this project include:

  • new stations constructed at Greensborough and Montmorency
  • 100 additional car spaces at Greensborough Station
  • 30 additional car spaces at Montmorency
  • three kilometres of rail duplication between Greensborough and Montmorency
  • 1.5 kilometres of rail duplication between Diamond Creek and Wattle Glen
  • a new pedestrian connection behind Diamond Valley College, and
  • upgrade of Diamond Creek Station Platform Two.

Key Dates

Aug 2018 Project Announcement
Feb 2021 Contract Award
Feb 2021 Construction Commencement
Dec 2022 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Victorian Government


Successful Tenderer: An Alliance of ACCIONA, Coleman Rail, WSP and Metro Trains Melbourne
Related contracts:
Hurstbridge Line Upgrade Stage One
Successful Tenderer - Alliance comprising of Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs


Feb 2017 An Alliance contract for Stage One of Hurstbridge Line Upgrade was awarded. The Alliance comprised Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan, Jacobs and the Level Crossing Removal Agency. Work commenced in March 2017 and was completed in mid 2018.
Aug 2018 In the lead up to the state election, the Victorian Government announced it would deliver Stage Two of the Hurstbridge Line upgrade.
May 2019 The 2019-20 Victorian Budget committed $530 million to the Hurstbridge Line Duplication Stage Two.
Feb 2021 Main works contract was awarded to an alliance of ACCIONA Coleman Rail, WSP and Metro Trains Melbourne.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Alliance |
Victoria |
Infrastructure Australia status
Priority Initiative (medium-term, 5-10 years)
Infrastructure agency resources
IA evaluation summary
Project pages
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