The first stage of the Suburban Rail Loop – SRL East – is a fully-tunnelled 26-kilometre metro corridor between Cheltenham in the South and Box Hill in the North. The line will include six stations, including new interchanges with existing heavy rail stations at Cheltenham, Clayton, Glen Waverley and Box Hill, with new stations at Monash and Burwood.
The Suburban Rail Loop Authority has separated SRL East into seven packages. Included in the scope of Works Package E is:
- station building works at Cheltenham, Clayton and Monash
- station box excavation at Cheltenham, including temporary retaining structures
- all station work to complete stations, excluding work included in Works Package G, and
- surface work at station precincts