Doncaster Rail Study

The Doncaster Rail Study is an independent investigation into heavy rail connection from the Melbourne CBD to Doncaster. $6.5 million has been allocated to examine a number of options for a high quality heavy rail link for communities within the Manningham, Boroondara, Yarra, Whitehorse, Banyule and Maroondah municipalities. Doncaster is an important commercial and civic centre within Melbourne’s North East and the City of Manningham. Although there has been significant growth in patronage of recently upgraded bus services from Doncaster to the CBD, the City of Manningham remains the only metropolitan Melbourne municipality without train or tram services. Investigations into a Doncaster Rail line will be undertaken in the context of a broader network development strategy – noting other planning initiatives committed to by the… Read more »