Buses replace trains between North Melbourne and Broadmeadows

Key Information

From 8.30pm Friday 24 August to last service Sunday 9 September
Friday 24 August - Sunday 9 September 2018

While works take place as part of the Buckley Street Level Crossing Removal Project, buses replace trains as follows:

Weekdays:

Monday 27 August
Between Newmarket and Broadmeadows. Trains will be running to Newmarket and Flemington Racecourse where replacement buses depart.

  • For stations Essendon to Broadmeadows take the train to Flemington and change to an express replacement bus
  • For stations Broadmeadows to Craigieburn take the train to Flemington and change to an express replacement bus
  • For stations Ascot Vale to Essendon take the train to Newmarket and change to a replacement bus
  • For Jacana change to a shuttle bus at Glenroy

Tuesday 28 August to Friday 7 September
Between Newmarket and Essendon. Trains will be running to Newmarket and Flemington Racecourse where replacement buses depart.

  • For stations Essendon to Craigieburn take the train to Flemington and change to an express replacement bus
  • For stations Ascot Vale to Essendon take the train to Newmarket and change to a replacement bus
  • For Jacana change to a shuttle bus at Glenroy

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 40 minutes.

Weekends:

From 8.30pm Friday 24 August to last service Sunday 26 August
Between North Melbourne and Broadmeadows

From 8.30pm Friday 31 August to last service Sunday 2 September
Between North Melbourne and Essendon

From 8.30pm Friday 7 to 8.30pm Sunday 9 September
Between North Melbourne and Broadmeadows

Sunday 9 September, from 8.30pm to last service
Between North Melbourne and Craigieburn

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

Trains will run to an altered timetable during this time.

To check the replacement bus stop locations, see below:

Station From City To City
North Melbourne Bus Stop Bus Stop
Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Station entrance Dryburgh Street, North Melbourne Station entrance
Exit North Melbourne Station through main entrance on to Adderley Street, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the PTV stop in Dryburgh Street. Exit North Melbourne Station through main entrance on to Adderley Street, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the PTV stop in Dryburgh Street.

 

  Bus interchange Bus interchange
Flemington Racecourse Victorian Racing Club carpark Victorian Racing Club carpark
  Enter via Leonard Crescent. Enter via Leonard Crescent.
Kensington Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Eastwood Street, Kensington Station entrance Eastwood Street
Exit Kensington Station and proceed to the Metro Designated bus stop located outside the Kensington Station entrance on Rankins Road. Exit Kensington Station and cross Rankins Road at the pedestrian crossing. Turn left and proceed to the Metro Designated bus stop located opposite the Kensington Station entrance on Rankins Road.
Newmarket Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Racecourse Road and Bellair Street Racecourse Road, Newmarket Station entrance
Exit Newmarket Station on to Racecourse Road, turn right and cross the pedestrian crossing in front of the Newmarket Plaza car park. Turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop located on corner of Racecourse Road and Bellair Street. Exit Newmarket Station on to Racecourse Road, turn right and proceed approx. 100m to the Metro designated bus stop located in front of the Newmarket Plaza car park.
Ascot Vale Bus Stop Bus Stop
Ascot Vale Road Ascot Vale Road
Exit Ascot Vale Station on to Station Avenue, walk towards Ascot Vale Road and turn right. Proceed approx. 200m to the bus stop located before the rail bridge. Exit Ascot Vale Station on to Station Avenue, walk towards Ascot Vale Road and turn left. Cross Ascot Vale Road at the pedestrian crossing, turn right and proceed approx. 200m to the bus stop located before the rail bridge.
Moonee Ponds Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Margaret Street, Moonee Ponds Station Car Park Corner of Margaret and Aspen Street
Exit Moonee Ponds Station on to Margaret Street, turn left and proceed approx. 65m to the Metro designated bus stop located in front of the station car park. Exit Moonee Ponds Station on to Margaret Street, turn left and proceed approx. 65m (until opposite Aspen Street). Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Margaret Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop on the left.
Essendon Bus Stop Bus Stop
Russell Street, Essendon Station entrance Russell Street
Exit Essendon Station via the subway ramp on to Russell Street. Turn left and proceed to the bus stop. Exit Essendon Station via the subway ramp on to Russell Street. Cross Russell Street with care, turn right and proceed to the bus stop.
Glenbervie Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Napier Crescent, Glenbervie Station entrance Napier Crescent
Exit Glenbervie Station on to Napier Crescent and proceed to Metro designated bus stop located at station entrance and car park, opposite Ardoch Street. Exit Glenbervie Station on to Napier Crescent, turn right and walk to the pedestrian crossing. Cross Napier Crescent and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop on the right.
Strathmore Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Pascoe Vale Road, Strathmore Station entrance Pascoe Vale Road
Exit Strathmore Station on to Pascoe Vale Road, turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop. Exit Strathmore Station on to Pascoe Vale Road and use the pedestrian crossing. Turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.
Pascoe Vale Metro Designated Bus Stop Bus Stop
Railway Parade Railway Parade
Exit Pascoe Vale Station on to Gaffney Street and turn right. Cross Burgundy Street with care, turn left and then cross Gaffney Street. Proceed down Railway Parade to the Metro designated bus stop outside Pascoe Vale Hotel. Exit Pascoe Vale Station on to Gaffney Street and turn right. Cross Burgundy Street with care, turn left and then cross Gaffney Street. Proceed down Railway Parade to the Metro designated bus stop outside Pascoe Vale Hotel.
Oak Park Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Pascoe Vale Road Pascoe Vale Road
Exit Oak Park Station on to Meaker Avenue and Station Road and continue towards Pascoe Vale Road. Turn left, walk to the pedestrian crossing and cross Pascoe Vale Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 100m to Metro designated bus stop. Exit Oak Park Station via the subway, turn left and walk down Meaker Avenue and Station Road. Walk to Pascoe Vale Road, turn right and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.
Glenroy

(shuttle to Jacana only)

 

Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Post Office Place Post Office Place
Exit Glenroy Station on to Dowd Place. Proceed along Post Office Place to the Metro designated bus stop.

This will change for the weekday of Monday 27 August to Glenroy Station Carpark to encompass Broadmeadows as a shuttle stop.

Exit Glenroy Station on to Dowd Place. Proceed along Post Office Place to the Metro designated bus stop.

This will change for the weekday of Monday 27 August to Glenroy Station Carpark to encompass Broadmeadows as a shuttle stop.

Glenroy

(not stopping Jacana)

Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Pascoe Vale Road Pascoe Vale Road
Exit Glenroy Station on to Dowd Place and walk along Post Office Place to Pascoe Vale Road. Turn left, cross at the pedestrian crossing and turn left. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located outside the Commonwealth Bank. Exit Glenroy Station on to Dowd Place and walk along Post Office Place to Pascoe Vale Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 40m to the Metro designated bus stop.
Jacana Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Electric Street, Jacana Station entrance Electric Street, Jacana Station entrance
Exit Jacana Station and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop at station entrance, located in Electric Street. Exit Jacana Station and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop at station entrance, located in Electric Street.
Broadmeadows

 

Bus Interchange Bus Interchange
Pascoe Vale Road Pascoe Vale Road
Exit Broadmeadows Station on to Pascoe Vale Road, turn right and proceed to the bus interchange. Exit Broadmeadows Station on to Pascoe Vale Road, turn right and proceed to the bus interchange.

Bicycles, surfboards and dogs are not allowed on train replacement buses.

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

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