Frankston Line

Frankston  

Works Alert
29 Aug 4:00 - 31 Aug 1:30

Services on this line will run direct to/from Flinders St (and not via the City Loop) all weekend due to communications upgrade works in the City Loop. If you are travelling to/from a City Loop station, please change trains at Flinders St.

29 August 2015 - 30 August 2015

What’s happening?

While we upgrade the electrical infrastructure, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, not via the City Loop on Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 August.

How will my travel change? 

To City:

Trains will run direct from Richmond to Flinders Street.
Customers travelling to City Loop stations and Southern Cross are advised to change trains at Flinders Street.

From City:

Trains will run to the regular weekend schedule from Flinders Street.
Customers travelling from City Loop stations are advised to take a Belgrave, Lilydale, Alamein or Glen Waverley service from Platform 4 (Melbourne Central and Parliament) or Platform 10 (from Southern Cross) and change trains at Richmond.

For full details please contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

4 September 2015 - 5 September 2015

While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace the last two Friday* services between Moorabbin and Frankston:

12:35am from Flinders Street (bus departs Moorabbin at 1:07am)

1:05am from Flinders Street (bus departs Moorabbin at 1:37am)

*These services will fall on early Saturday morning, but will affect customers travelling from the city on Friday night.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 35 minutes.

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, click here.

Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2015, bicycles, surfboards and dogs are not permitted to travel on buses. An exception exists for guide dogs, hearing guide dogs, guide dogs in training, animals identified by an Assistance Animal Pass and small animals if they are suitably contained.

For full details of the replacement bus service contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

5 September 2015 - 6 September 2015

While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace trains between Moorabbin and Frankston, all day Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 35 minutes.

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, click here.

Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2015, bicycles, surfboards and dogs are not permitted to travel on buses. An exception exists for guide dogs, hearing guide dogs, guide dogs in training, animals identified by an Assistance Animal Pass and small animals if they are suitably contained.

For full details of the replacement bus service contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

AFL Round 22
Essendon v Richmond
Saturday 29 August, 7.20pm, MCG


Aug 29

We’re running extra trains to get footy fans to, and home from, the Bombers v Tigers game at the MCG.

Before the game there are extra services to Richmond from:
Sandringham, departing 6.19pm
Craigieburn, departing 5.38pm
Broadmeadows, departing 6.10pm

Before the game there are extra services to Jolimont from:
South Morang, departing 6.02pm
Greensborough, departing 6.01pm

Trains depart Richmond after the game ends, as follows:

Sandringham, departing Platform 2 at 10.08pm & 10.25pm
Frankston, departing Platform 4 at 10.12pm  & 10.17pm
Pakenham, departing Platform 6 at 10.20pm
Dandenong, departing Platform 6 at 10.09pm
Upper Ferntree Gully, departing Platform 9/10 at 10.09pm
Lilydale, departing Platform 9/10 at 10.13pm
Ringwood, departing Platform 9/10 at 10.23pm
Craigieburn, departing Platform 1 at 10.12pm & 10.22pm

Trains depart Jolimont after the game ends, as follows:
Flinders Street, departing Platform 1 at 10.01pm & 10.09pm
Greensborough, departing Platform 2 at 10.17pm
Eltham, departing Platform 2 at 10.08pm
South Morang, departing Platform 2 at 10.04pm & 10.21pm

For more information on extra services to and from this event, please contact Public Transport Victoria (PTV) on 1800 800 007. 

NRL Round 25
Melbourne Storm v North Queensland Cowboys
Saturday 29 August, 7.30pm, AAMI Park


Aug 29

We’re running extra trains to get rugby fans home from, the Storm v Cowboys game at AAMI Park.

Trains depart Richmond after the game ends, as follows:
Upper Ferntree Gully, departing Platform 9/10 at 9.36pm
Westall, departing Platform 6 at 9.30pm
Frankston, departing Platform 4 at 9.35pm

For more information on extra services from this event, please contact Public Transport Victoria (PTV) on 1800 800 007. 

AFL Round 22
St Kilda v Sydney
Sunday 30 August, 3.20pm, Etihad


Aug 30

We’re running extra trains to get footy fans to, and home from, the Saints v Swans game at Etihad.

Before the game there are extra services to Southern Cross from:
Sandringham, departing 2.19pm
Greensborough, departing 2.04pm
South Morang, departing 1.49pm
Sunbury, departing 2.10pm

Trains depart Southern Cross after the game ends, as follows:
Sandringham, departing Platform 13 at 6.14pm
Greensborough, departing Platform 9 at 6.10pm
South Morang, departing Platform 9 at 6.21pm
Frankston, departing Platform 13 at 6.05pm
Sunbury, departing Platform 14 at 6.08pm

For more information on extra services to and from this event, please contact Public Transport Victoria (PTV) on 1800 800 007. 

1 July 2015 - 31 August 2015

We are installing and extending Parkiteer cages at the following stations as part of the Station Improvement Works program. During this time, some car spaces will be closed temporarily and some permanently, in order to facilitate the construction.

Williams Landing Station:

  • Extending the Parkiteer cage to accommodate more than 20 extra bikes
  • 4 spaces in the station carpark will be occupied during construction

Hoppers Crossing Station:

  • Extending the Parkiteer cage to accommodate more than 20 extra bikes
  • 4 spaces in the station carpark will be occupied during construction

Yarraville Station:

  • Installing a Parkiteer cage to accommodate more than 20 extra bikes
  • 4 spaces in the Birmingham carpark will be occupied during construction

Greensborough Station:

  • Installing a Parkiteer cage to accommodate more than 20 bikes
  • 4 spaces in the Poulter Street carpark will be occupied during construction and 4 spaces will be closed permanently to accommodate the bike cage.

Highett Station:

  • Installing a Parkiteer cage to accommodate more than 20 extra bikes
  • 4 spaces in the Train Street car park will be occupied during construction and 2 spaces will be closed permanently to accommodate the bike cage.

Belgrave Station:

  • Installing a Parkiteer cage to accommodate more than 20 extra bikes
  • 4 spaces in the Belgrave-Gembook Road carpark will be occupied during construction

For your safety, please observe traffic signs and follow directions of traffic controllers and station staff.

The Parkiteer cages are managed by Bicycle Victoria. Please call 1300 546 526 if you would like to register for access.

We thank you for your patience during these works.

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight, 7 days) and quote “Station Improvement Works: Parkiteer construction”.

1 August 2015 - 31 August 2015

We are planning night work throughout August as part of station improvement works at Carrum Station.

Works are planned from 9pm to 5am on the following nights:

  • Wednesday 05 August – Friday 07 August
  • Thursday 13 August – Friday 14 August
  • Thursday 20 August – Friday 21 August
  • Wednesday 26 August 

Nearby residents may at times hear low-medium levels construction-related noise from machinery and hand-held power tools.

Our workers will be mindful of keeping noise to a minimum and respecting the needs of the local community.

These works must be carried out outside peak train operating timesto ensure the safety of our workers and train users.

Please note the time and duration of our works may change due to circumstances beyond our control.

For more information about the project please visit ptv.vic.gov.au/baysiderail, call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight daily) or email ptvprojects@ptv.vic.gov.au.

We thank you in advance for your continued patience as we make improvements to Carrum Station.

29 August 2015 - 30 August 2015

We are planning work at Frankston Station as part of the Bayside Rail Project to upgrade power on the Frankston line.  The following car parks will be closed from 11pm Saturday 29 August until 8am Sunday 30 August.

  • Eastern car park CLOSED (Beach Street end)
  • Western car park CLOSED (near entrance to underpass)

Please observe any signage and instructions put in place by our workers.

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

30 August 2015 - 7 September 2015

We are undertaking renewal works on the Station Street level crossing at Aspendale Station. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works are scheduled to take place between 10pm and 6am each night from Sunday 30 August until 6am Friday 4 September and continuously from 10pm Friday 4 September until 6am Monday 7 September.

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works.

Works are expected to be completed by 6am Monday 7 September.

Due to the nature of the works and heavy machinery required, including excavators and trucks, medium – high level construction noise may be experienced. Where required, audible track safety measures may also be deployed to warn train drivers of work taking place on the line ahead.

To minimise construction impacts, the Metro team and our contractors will aim to reduce excessive noise and will make every effort to minimise disturbance to residents. Traffic management will be in place to oversee road closures and detours required. The level crossing will be closed throughout the works, residents are advised to avoid this area where possible. For your safety, please observe traffic signs and follow directions of traffic management and staff.

Lighting towers will be installed near work sites and will be directed away from residents where possible.

While we will make every effort to complete works within these time frames, some activities may need to be rescheduled in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

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

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight) and quote “Track Renewal Works: Aspendale”.

31 August 2015 - 6 September 2015

We are undertaking track works between Bonbeach and Carrum stations. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works are scheduled to take place, as follows:

  • Preparation works (equipment delivery): Each night 10pm to 6am, Monday 31 August until 6am Friday 4 September
  • Sleeper installation: 1am to 9.30pm Saturday 5 September
  • Tamping and welding: 6am to 9pm Sunday 6 September

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works.

Works are expected to be completed by 9pm Sunday 6 September.

Due to the nature of the works and machinery required, including excavators, trucks and welders, medium to high level construction noise may be experienced. Where required, audible track safety measures may also be deployed to warn train drivers of work taking place on the line ahead.

To minimise construction impacts, the Metro team and our contractors will aim to reduce excessive noise and will make every effort to minimise disturbance to residents.

Lighting towers will be installed near work sites and will be directed away from residents where possible.

While we will make every effort to complete works within these time frames, some activities may need to be rescheduled in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

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

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight) and quote “Track Upgrades: Bonbeach to Carrum”.

3 September 2015 - 30 September 2015

While work on the North Road Level Crossing  takes place, Ormond Station’s Newham Grove car park (north) will be closed from 3 September until mid 2017. This area will be reserved for a construction site office.

Alternative parking options and travel routes to the station are currently being investigated and will be provided once available.

The works to remove the North Road level crossing will involve lowering the rail line under North Road and rebuilding the station with lowered platforms accessed via lifts, ramps and stairs.

Thank you for your patience while we undertake these important works.

Once complete, the removal of the level crossing at North Road will improve safety and reduce congestion for the local community.

4 September 2015 - 7 September 2015

We are planning work at Frankston and Cheltenham stations as part of the Bayside Rail Project to upgrade power on the Frankston line. Car park closure will be in place between 8pm Friday 4 and 5am Monday 7 September, as follows:

Frankston Station:

  • 92 car spaces in the eastern car park (Beach Street end)
  • 38 Car spaces in the western car park (near entrance to underpass)
  • Car parks will be exit only after 12pm on Friday 4 September

Cheltenham Stations:

  • Park Road car parks CLOSED
  • Car parks will be exit only after 12pm on Friday 4 September

Please observe any signage and instructions put in place by our workers.

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

4 September 2015 - 7 September 2015

We are planning major work in the rail corridor between Frankston and Highett to upgrade power on the Frankston line. Work locations include:

  • Frankston (Playne Street to Erskine Road)
  • Seaford (Station Street to Myra Street)
  • Aspendale (Station Street)
  • Mordialloc to Parkdale (Powlett Street to Nepean Highway rail bridge)
  • Mentone – Highett (Collins Street to Highett Road)

What we are doing:

  • Installing new overhead power structures
  • Overhead wiring works
  • Removal of redundant structures and foundations

The works will involve the use of construction equipment, rail vehicles and machinery. During overnight works, residents living close to these works areas may at times hear medium to high level noise.

Where possible, highly disruptive construction activities will be carried out during the day. Our works are subject to weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances which may impact on our construction program.

These works must be carried out while trains are not running to ensure the safety of our workers and train users. Buses will replace trains between Frankston and Moorabbin on Saturday, 5 September and Sunday, 6 September 2015 as part of these works.

**Please note, major track renewal works are also taking place on the Frankston line in the following locations:

  • Station Street level crossing, Aspendale
  • Bonbeach to Carrum stations

For more information about the project please visit ptv.vic.gov.au/baysiderail, call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight daily) or email ptvprojects@ptv.vic.gov.au.

We thank you in advance for your continued patience as we upgrade power to the Frankston line.

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