Notification

Footscray and Sunshine stations: major access changes from January

Added: 15 January 2014

Footscray Station

The way you access Footscray Station, its platforms and ticket office will permanently change from January 2014, as indicated on the map in the brochure below.

The following major changes include:

  • Renumbering all station platforms
  • Opening the new Ticket Office on 14 January 2014
  • Opening new Sunbury line platforms 1 and 2 adjacent to Irving Street on 20 January
  • Temporarily relocating V/Line train services to the new platforms 1 and 2
  • Closing renumbered platforms 3 and 4 for construction. These will reopen in 2014 as the dedicated platforms for Ballarat and Bendigo V/Line trains 
  • Maintaining Werribee/Williamstown lines in their current locations and renumbering the platforms 5 and 6.

Temporary coloured directional signage and arrows matching each of the new platform numbers will be installed throughout the station prior to Monday 20 January 2014 to help you find your way.

Major access changes at Footscray Station (PDF) 357 kB

Major access changes at Footscray Station - Vietnamese (PDF) 214 kB

Major access changes at Footscray Station - Chinese (PDF) 259 kB

Major access changes at Footscray Station - Somali (PDF) 204 kB

Major access changes at Footscray Station - Arabic (PDF) 306 kB

Sunshine Station

The way you access Sunshine railway station, its platforms, ticket office, car parks, bus interchange and local shops via the station has changed, as indicated on the map in the brochure below.

The following major changes include:

Opening of the new station concourse for access to station platforms and across the rail corridor

  • Permanent closure of the underpass between City Place and Monash Street
  • Stair and ramp access to the station concourse and across the rail corridor. Work continues on station lifts with the lift to platform 2 opening on 20 January, and the other lifts opening progressively as station works are completed. 
  • Temporary relocation of V/Line services to platforms 1 and 2
  • Closure of platforms 3 and 4 until mid-2014.

Directional signage is installed throughout the station.

Major access changes at Sunshine Station (PDF) 332 kB

Major access changes at Sunshine Station - Vietnamese (PDF) 175 kB

More information

Should you have any questions or concerns relating to these works please phone the Regional Rail Link Community Information Line on 1800 107 925 and select option 3 to speak with the Footscray – Deer Park project team or contact info@rrlfdp.com.au