No Sky Rail for Frankston Line
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Carrum & Patterson Lakes Forum acts in a capacity to give residents a voice. Below is a summary of these comments, which have been made surrounding the strong likelihood that the “skyrail” be proposed for the Frankston Line.
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The most invasive option
Concrete monstrosity not compliant with the character of small beachside towns, and the concrete structure once complete with overhead wires may well reach in excess of 4-stories
Potential negative consequences for property values, considering the overshadowing of backyards and blocking of bay views
Noise and ground vibration to travel further creating environmental carnage, when compared to an underground solution
Potential place for anti-social activity to occur
That creates a ‘seaside boulevard’
Relocation of stations in conjunction with an underground solution, or improvements to arterials to improve Nepean Highway traffic
Underground rail networks and roads have been implemented locally at Safety Beach, Melbourne and across the globe. The water table is no excuse and raised rail does not always equate to a more cost-effective solution
The argument that space is better used for a raised option is false; an underground option leaves arguably more opportunities for value capture and increased parking
Kingston City Council: February 18 at the Carrum SLSC at 6pm
Level Crossing Removal Authority:
March 2 at the Cheltenham Library and Community Centre at 5pm
March 19 at the Cheltenham Library and Community Centre at 10am
March 5 at the Carrum Bowling Club at 9.30am
March 17 at the Carrum Bowling Club at 4pm
March 3 at Mentone Primary at 3.30pm
March 10 at Longbeach RSL at 5pm
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