Craigieburn Line

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AFL Round 5
Collingwood v Essendon
Wednesday 25 April, 3.20pm, MCG

Apr 25

We’re running extra trains to get fans to and from the Collingwood v Essendon game Wednesday 25 April, at MCG.

Before the game, to Jolimont from:
South Morang, departing 1.49pm, 2.01pm and 2.09pm

Before the game, to Richmond from:
Glen Waverley, departing 1.59pm
Sandringham, departing 1.59pm and 2.19pm
Craigieburn, departing 2.13pm and 2.41pm
Syndal, departing 2.17pm

After the game, departing Jolimont:
South Morang, departing 6.05pm and 6.15pm Platform 2
Flinders Street, departing 6.07pm and 6.15pm Platform 1
Epping, departing 6.08pm and 6.25pm Platform 2

After the game, departing Richmond:
Sandringham, departing 6.06pm and 6.26pm Platform 2
Upper Ferntree Gully, departing 6.10pm platforms 9/10
Craigieburn, departing 6.14pm and 6.34pm Platform 1
Glen Waverley, departing 6.16pm and 6.24pm platforms 9/10

For more information please visit or call 1800 800 007.

28 March 2018 - 31 December 2018

While works take place as part of the Buckley Street Level Crossing Removal Project, there will be long term car space closures at Essendon Station as follows:

The car spaces will be closed from Monday 23 April to December 2018.

Approximately 277 car spaces in the Essendon Station car park (off Russel Street) will be closed.
Approximately 44 car spaces in the Essendon Station car park (off Sherburne Street) will be closed.
Up to 50 all-day car spaces will change to 2 hour permit parking.

46 passenger parking spaces have been made available in Chester Street, Moonee Ponds approximately 680 meters from Moonee Ponds Station.
100 parking spaces have been made available in Cameron Street (opposite Moreland Station). Rail passengers can park for free in the Care Park car park during this time.

Signage will be in place to guide customers during this time. Please observe any safety signage and instructions put in place by workers during construction.

We thank you in advance for your understanding during these works.


For information on the project, please contact the Level Crossing Removal Project on 1800 762 667 or email

25 April 2018

We’re running extra trains to get customers to the Dawn Service Wednesday 25 April, at the Shrine of Remembrance.

Before the service there are extra services to Flinders Street from:
Belgrave, departing 3.51am and 4.07am (approx. 1hr 5 mins)
Frankston, departing 4am (approx. 1hr)
Pakenham, departing 4.09am (approx. 1hr 10 mins)
South Morang, departing 4.13am, 4.34am and 4.41am (approx. 45 mins)
Craigieburn, departing 4.22am and 4.32am (approx. 45mins)
Glen Waverley, departing 4.23am and 4.42am (approx. 35 mins)
Ringwood, departing 4.23am and 4.51am (approx. 45 mins)
Upfield, departing 4.28am and 4.54am (approx. 35mins)
Dandenong, departing 4.30am and 4.45am (approx. 45mins)
Sandringham, departing 4.32am (approx. 30mins)
Werribee, departing 4.32am and 4.44am (approx. 45mins)
Sunbury, departing 4.35am (approx. 45mins)
Hampton, departing 4.54am (approx. 28mins)

We’re also running extra trains to Ringwood from:
Lilydale, departing 3.55am and 4.10am (approx. 15mins)

To Newport from:
Williamstown, departing 4.43am & 5.02am (approx. 6mins)

To Camberwell from:
Alamein, departing 4.26am & 4.41am (approx. 11mins)

To Dandenong from:
Cranbourne, departing 4.15am (approx. 13 mins)

For more information please visit or call 1800 800 007.

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