Buses replace trains: Clifton Hill – Macleod/Greensborough

Key Information

Thursday 18 January - Tuesday 23 January 2018

While works take place as part of the Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade, buses will replace trains between Clifton Hill, Macleod and Greensborough.

Buses will replace trains between Clifton Hill and Macleod stations during the following times:

  • From 8.15pm on Thursday 18 January until 8pm on Friday 19 January
  • All day Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 January

To check the replacement bus timetable for Thursday & Friday, click here.
To check the replacement bus timetable for Monday & Tuesday, click here.
To check the replacement express bus timetable for Friday, Monday & Tuesday, click here.

To check the altered train timetable for Macleod – Hurstbridge Friday, click here.
To check the altered train timetable for Macleod – Hurstbridge Monday & Tuesday, click here.

Buses will replace trains between Clifton Hill and Greensborough stations during the following time:

  • From 8pm on Friday 19 January and all day Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 January

To check the replacement bus timetable for Saturday, click here.
To check the replacement bus timetable for Sunday, click here.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 45 minutes.

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

Victoria Park (Terminating) Victoria Park Station Car Park Bus Interchange
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.
Station From City To City
Clifton Hill (Terminating) Bus Stop 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 the station towards Millers Street and walk approx. 200m towards Heidelberg Road.  Turn left and cross Yarralea Street. Proceed to bus stop. Exit the station towards Yarralea Street and walk approx. 300m towards Heidelberg Road. Turn right and proceed towards the 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 towards Mount Street. Bus stop will be located on the corner of Mount and Yarra streets.
Rosanna Bus Stop Bus Stop
Turnham Avenue Turnham Avenue
Located on Turnham Avenue, at entrance to the old Rosanna Station. Located on Turnham Avenue, outside Rosanna Library.
Macleod Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Birdwood Avenue, Macleod Station Entrance Birdwood Avenue, Macleod Station Entrance
Exit Macleod Station on to Birdwood Avenue and proceed to Metro designated bus stop on left, located in front of station entrance. Exit Macleod Station on to Birdwood Avenue and proceed to Metro designated bus stop on right, located in front of station entrance.

Express:

For an express replacement bus service, please proceed to McNamara Street on the other side of the station.

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 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 note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2017, 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.

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