Werribee and Cherry Streets, Werribee

Level crossing with boom gates down at Cherry Street in Werribee.

Project overview

Werribee Street and Cherry Street level crossings are located either side of Werribee Station. These streets are used by 40,000 vehicles daily as key connection points for the area, linking residents with the local city centre and Princes Freeway.

A total of 140 trains travel through the Cherry Street level crossing each weekday, with more than 100 freight and regional trains passing through the Werribee Street level crossing weekly.

Removing these level crossings will improve safety, provide more reliable travel times and reduce congestion. It will ease travel and improve safety when getting around Werribee.

Given that the two crossings are close to one another on the Werribee line, consultation will be conducted on both crossings at the same time and construction will be coordinated. Works are expected to commence in 2019.

Extensive community consultation and engagement is now underway to help us understand the way locals travel around the area and what is important to the community. A variety of design options will be considered during the initial planning stages.

October community drop-in sessions

Come along to one of our community drop-in sessions and tell us how you travel around the Werribee City Centre and what is important to you.

You can chat to our friendly staff at one of the following sessions:

  • Sunday 21 October 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Quest Werribee, 69 Synnot Street, Werribee
  • Tuesday 23 October 5:00pm to 8:00pm, Werribee Bowls Club, 239 Watton Street, Werribee.

Come down at any time, no RSVP required.

Stay up to date

If you can't make it to one of the sessions but are still keen to hear about the project, visit our website to ensure you stay up to date, or sign up to our email update.


Project overview

Werribee Street and Cherry Street level crossings are located either side of Werribee Station. These streets are used by 40,000 vehicles daily as key connection points for the area, linking residents with the local city centre and Princes Freeway.

A total of 140 trains travel through the Cherry Street level crossing each weekday, with more than 100 freight and regional trains passing through the Werribee Street level crossing weekly.

Removing these level crossings will improve safety, provide more reliable travel times and reduce congestion. It will ease travel and improve safety when getting around Werribee.

Given that the two crossings are close to one another on the Werribee line, consultation will be conducted on both crossings at the same time and construction will be coordinated. Works are expected to commence in 2019.

Extensive community consultation and engagement is now underway to help us understand the way locals travel around the area and what is important to the community. A variety of design options will be considered during the initial planning stages.

October community drop-in sessions

Come along to one of our community drop-in sessions and tell us how you travel around the Werribee City Centre and what is important to you.

You can chat to our friendly staff at one of the following sessions:

  • Sunday 21 October 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Quest Werribee, 69 Synnot Street, Werribee
  • Tuesday 23 October 5:00pm to 8:00pm, Werribee Bowls Club, 239 Watton Street, Werribee.

Come down at any time, no RSVP required.

Stay up to date

If you can't make it to one of the sessions but are still keen to hear about the project, visit our website to ensure you stay up to date, or sign up to our email update.


Have a question about the level crossing removal in Werribee?

Ask us your question below and we'll get back to you with the information you need. If your question is urgent, give us a call on 1800 105 105 (24 hours, 7 days).

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