Buses replace trains, Clifton Hill to Macleod and Greensborough

Key Information

From 8.15pm Thursday to last service Sunday
Thursday 12 July - Sunday 15 July 2018

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

From 8.15pm Thursday 12 to 7pm Friday 13 July

  • Between Clifton Hill and Macleod.

From 7pm Friday 13 to last service Sunday 15 July

  • Between Clifton Hill and Greensborough.

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

To check the replacement bus timetable for Thursday and Friday, click here.
To check the express bus timetable for Friday, click here.
To check the Flinders Street to South Morang altered trains timetable for Friday, click here.
To check the Macleod to Hurstbridge altered trains timetable for Friday, click here.

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

More replacement bus timetables will be made available asap.

During this time buses also replace trains between Greensborough and Hurstbridge. For more information, click here.

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

Station From City To City
Clifton Hill Bus Stop  
Hoddle Street, Clifton Hill Station entrance
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 via the pedestrian overpass, turn right and proceed to Westgarth Street. At Westgarth Street, turn left and proceed approx. 100m to the 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 the safe crossing point near the level crossing. Cross Westgarth Street, turn left and proceed approx. 60m to the bus stop, located near Ross Street.
Dennis Bus Stop Bus Stop
Victoria Road Victoria Road
Exit Dennis Station on to Cain Avenue via the pedestrian underpass, turn left and walk to Victoria Road. At Victoria Road, turn right and proceed to the bus stop. Exit Dennis Station on to Cain Avenue, turn left and proceed to Victoria Road. Cross Victoria Road with care, turn right and proceed to the bus stop.
Fairfield Bus Stop Bus Stop
Wingrove and Station streets Wingrove and Station streets
Exit Fairfield Station on to Wingrove Street, cross with care and turn right. Proceed to the bus stop, located on the corner of Station Street. Exit Fairfield Station on to Wingrove Street and turn right. Proceed to the bus stop, located on the corner of Station Street.
Alphington Metro Designated Bus Stop Bus Stop
Heidelberg Road and Yarralea Street Heidelberg Road and Yarralea Street
Exit Alphington Station onto Miller Street and approx. 200m towards Heidelberg Road.  Turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop. Exit Alphington Station onto Miller Street and approx. 200m 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 the bus stop. Exit Darebin Station on to Heidelberg Road, turn right and proceed to the pedestrian crossing. Cross Heidelberg Road, turn left and proceed approx. 60m to bus the stop, located near Merton Street.
Ivanhoe Bus Stop Bus Stop
Norman Street Norman Street, Ivanhoe Station entrance
Exit Ivanhoe Station and use the pedestrian crossing to cross Norman Street. Turn right and proceed to the bus stop. Exit Ivanhoe Station on to Norman Street, turn left and proceed to the bus stop.
Eaglemont Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Sherwood Road Sherwood Road, Eaglemont Station Entrance
Exit Eaglemont Station on to Sherwood Road via the subway. Turn right, walk towards and cross Sherwood Road with care. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop. Exit Eaglemont Station on to Sherwood Road via the subway. Turn right and proceed to the  Metro designated bus stop, located outside the 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
Station Road (relocated from Turnham Avenue) Station Road (relocated from Turnham Avenue)
From main entrance of Rosanna Station, walk right down Lower Plenty Road, and turn right at Turnham Avenue. Walk south to Station Road and turn left. Board bus at bus stop, located approximately 450 metres (six-minute walk) from station. Visit ptv.vic.gov.au for more details. From main entrance of Rosanna Station, walk right down Lower Plenty Road, and turn right at Turnham Avenue. Walk south to Station Road and turn left. 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
Exit Macleod Station, cross at pedestrian rail crossing and proceed towards replacement bus stop on McNamara Street. 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
Exit Watsonia Station via the ramp, turn left and proceed to the bus interchange located in front of Watsonia Station entrance, off the Greensborough Highway. Exit Watsonia Station via the ramp, turn left and proceed to the bus interchange located in front of Watsonia Station entrance, off the Greensborough Highway.
Greensborough Bus Stop Bus Stop
Para Road Car Park, Greensborough Station entrance Para Road Car Park, Greensborough Station entrance
Exit Greensborough Station, turn left and walk to the temporary bus interchange located in front of the Greensborough Station entrance, off Para Road. Exit Greensborough Station, turn left and walk to the temporary bus interchange located in front of the Greensborough Station entrance, off Para Road.

 

Station From City To City
Victoria Park Bus Stop  
Hoddle Street, Clifton Hill Station entrance
Disembark bus in the Victoria Park Station car park on Lulie Street and proceed to Platform 1 for a train to the city.

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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