Riders on the Djerring Trail between between Caulfield and Clayton stations face intermittent access restriction over the next month.
Construction is starting on the Pakenham/Cranbourne line installation of next-generation high capacity signalling technology as part of the Metro Tunnel Project.
While these works are low impact and will be predominately within the rail corridor, workers will at times need to access the rail corridor via the Djerring Trail.
Some sections of the shared user path, between Oakleigh and Huntingdale stations may need to be closed for up to a week.
Closures will be clearly signed with traffic management and detours in place as required.
The Metro Tunnel will free up space in the City Loop to run more trains to and from the suburbs.
High capacity signalling works by communicating wirelessly between trains and a control centre and will enable more trains more often during peak periods.
This technology will revolutionise Melbourne’s train network as it moves towards a reliable ‘turn-up-and-go’ network similar to other cities such as London, Singapore and Hong Kong.
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