Buses replace trains: Clifton Hill to Macleod and Greensborough

Key Information

Friday 16 March - Thursday 3 May 2018

While works take place as part of the Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade, buses will replace trains as follows:

From first service Tuesday 3 April to last service Thursday 3 May

  • Between Clifton Hill and Macleod.

To check timetables, click below:

Buses express Victoria Park to Macleod weekdays Monday 19 March to Friday 4 May.
Buses Clifton Hill to Macleod weekdays Monday 19 March to Friday 4 May.
Buses Clifton Hill to Macleod weekends Saturday 17 March to Sunday 6 May.
Altered trains Macleod to Hurstbridge weekdays Monday 19 March to Friday 4 May.
Altered trains Flinders Street to South Morang weekdays Monday 19 March to Friday 4 May.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 55 minutes.

For more information, click here.

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, see below:

Station From City To City
Victoria Park
(Terminating)
Bus Stop Bus Stop
Hoddle Street
Disembark bus in the Victoria Park Station car park on Lulie Street and proceed to Platform 1 for a train to the city.
Clifton Hill (Terminating) Bus Stop  
Hoddle Street
Disembark bus at bus stop on Hoddle Street, located opposite the Clifton Hill Station entrance, in front of pedestrian subway ramp.
Westgarth Bus Stop Bus Stop
Westgarth Street and Knowles Street Westgarth Street and Ross Street
Exit Westgarth Station on to Evans Crescent, turn right and proceed to Westgarth Street. At Westgarth Street, turn left and proceed approx. 100m to bus stop, located near Knowles Street.

 

Exit Westgarth Station on to Evans Crescent, turn right and proceed to Westgarth Street. At Westgarth Street, turn right and proceed to safe crossing point just before level crossing. Cross Westgarth Street, turn left and proceed approx. 60m to bus stop, located past Ross Street.
Dennis Bus Stop Bus Stop
Victoria Road Victoria Road
Exit Dennis Station on to Cain Avenue, turn left and proceed to Victoria Road. At Victoria Road, turn right and proceed to bus stop.

 

Exit Dennis Station on to Cain Avenue, turn left and proceed to Victoria Road. At Victoria Road, cross Victoria Road with caution and turn right. Proceed to bus stop.
Fairfield Bus Stop Bus Stop
Wingrove and Station Streets Wingrove and Station Streets
Exit Fairfield Station on to Wingrove Street and cross with caution. Turn right and proceed to bus stop, located on the corner of Station Street.

 

Exit Fairfield Station on to Wingrove Street and turn right. Proceed to bus stop, located on the corner of Station Street.
Alphington Metro Designated Bus Stop Bus Stop
Heidelberg Road and Yarralea Streets Heidelberg Road and Yarralea Streets
Exit Alphington Station towards Yarralea Street and walk approx. 300m towards Heidelberg Road.  Turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop. Exit Alphington Station towards Yarralea Street and walk approx. 300m towards Heidelberg Road.  Turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.
Darebin Bus Stop Bus Stop
Heidelberg Road, Darebin Station Entrance Heidelberg Road and Merton Street
Exit Darebin Station on to Heidelberg road, turn left and proceed to bus stop. Exit Darebin Station on to Heidelberg Road, turn right and proceed to pedestrian crossing. Cross Heidelberg Road and turn left. Proceed approx. 60m to bus stop, past Merton Street.
Ivanhoe Bus Stop Bus Stop
Norman Street Norman Street, Ivanhoe Station Entrance
Exit Ivanhoe Station and use pedestrian crossing at station entrance to cross Norman Street. Turn right and proceed to bus stop. Exit Ivanhoe Station on to Norman Street and turn left. Proceed to bus stop, located in front of Ivanhoe Station.
Eaglemont Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Sherwood Road Sherwood Road, Eaglemont Station Entrance
Exit Eaglemont Station on to Sherwood Road via ramp. Turn right and walk a few metres. Cross Sherwood Road and arrive at Metro designated bus stop. Exit Eaglemont Station on to Sherwood Road via ramp. Turn right and proceed to Metro designated bus stop, located in front of station entrance.
Heidelberg Bus Interchange Bus Interchange
Mount and Yarra Streets, Heidelberg Station Entrance Mount and Yarra Streets, Heidelberg Station Entrance
Exit Heidelberg Station and proceed to bus interchange, located in front of the Heidelberg Station entrance between Mount and Yarra Streets. Exit Heidelberg Station and proceed to bus interchange, located in front of the Heidelberg Station entrance between Mount and Yarra Streets.
Rosanna Bus Stop Bus Stop
Station Road (relocated from Turnham Avenue) Station Road (relocated from Turnham Avenue)
From Turnham Avenue, near entrance to the old Rosanna Station, walk south to Station Road and turn left. Walk along Station Road to Route 513 and 517 bus stop, near Grenhilda Road. Board bus at bus stop, located approximately 450 metres (six-minute walk) from station. Visit ptv.vic.gov.au for more details. From Turnham Avenue, near entrance to the old Rosanna Station, walk south to Station Road and turn left. Walk along Station Road to Route 513 and 517 bus stop, near Grenhilda Road. Board bus at bus stop, located approximately 450 metres (six-minute walk) from station. Visit ptv.vic.gov.au for more details.
Macleod Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Birdwood Avenue, Macleod Station Entrance Birdwood Avenue, Macleod Station Entrance
(If travelling between Clifton Hill – Macleod) Exit Macleod Station on to Birdwood Avenue and proceed to Metro designated bus stop on left, located in front of station entrance.

(If travelling beyond Clifton Hill towards City)
Exit Macleod Station, cross at pedestrian rail crossing and proceed towards replacement bus stop on McNamara Street.

(If travelling between Clifton Hill – Macleod) Exit Macleod Station on to Birdwood Avenue and proceed to Metro designated bus stop on left, located in front of station entrance.

(If travelling beyond Clifton Hill towards City)
Exit Macleod Station, cross at pedestrian rail crossing and proceed towards replacement bus stop on McNamara Street.

Watsonia Bus Interchange Bus Interchange
Greensborough Highway, Watsonia Station Entrance Greensborough Highway, Watsonia Station Entrance
Proceed to bus interchange located in front of Watsonia Station entrance, off Greensborough Highway. Proceed to bus interchange located in front of Watsonia Station entrance, off Greensborough Highway.
Greensborough (Terminating)   Bus Stop
Para Road Car Park, Greensborough Station Entrance
Proceed to the temporary bus stop, located in front of the Greensborough Station entrance, off Para Road.

Please tell us about your recent experience!

Transport for Victoria in conjunction with Public Transport Victoria (PTV) are conducting a survey with passengers about their recent experiences using roads and public transport during the Hurstbridge Line Upgrade. Click here to find out more and take part.

You can’t take bikes, pets or surfboards on the train replacement bus, even if you usually take them on the train. Exceptions include folding bikes, guide dogs, hearing dogs, Guide Dogs in training, animals with an Assistance Animal Pass, and small animals in a suitable container.

For more information please visit ptv.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007.

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