Buses replace trains, North Melbourne to Newport and Williamstown

Key Information

From 8.45pm each night
Sunday 18 March - Wednesday 21 March 2018

Due to maintenance work on structures and facilities, electrical networks and signalling, buses will replace trains between North Melbourne, Newport and Williamstown.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 30 minutes.

To check the replacement bus timetable, click here.

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, 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 onto Dryburgh Street and proceed to the bus stop. Exit North Melbourne Station onto Dryburgh Street and proceed to the bus stop.
South Kensington Bus Stop Bus Stop
Kensington Road Kensington Road
Exit South Kensington Station onto Childers Street. Turn left and proceed approx. 500 metres to Kensington Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 30 metres to the bus stop. Exit South Kensington Station onto Childers Street. Turn left and proceed approx. 500 metres to Kensington Road. Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Kensington Road with care. Turn right and proceed approx. 30 metres to bus stop.
Footscray Bus Stop Bus Stop
Irving Street, Footscray Station Irving Street
Exit Footscray Station and turn left onto Irving Street. Proceed along footpath for approx. 50 metres to the bus stop directly in front of taxi rank. Exit Footscray Station and turn left onto Irving Street. Proceed along footpath to pedestrian crossing and cross Irving Street with care. Turn right proceed approx. 30 metres to the regular 409 PTV bus stop.
Seddon Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Pentland Parade Pentland Parade
Exit Seddon Station onto Pentland Parade. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop to the left of the station entrance. Exit Seddon Station onto Pentland Parade. Cross Pentland Parade with care and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop on the left.
Yarraville Bus Stop Bus Stop
Birmingham Street Birmingham Street
Exit Yarraville Station onto Birmingham Street. Cross Birmingham Street with care and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station entrance. Exit Yarraville Station onto Birmingham Street.  Cross Birmingham Street with care and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station entrance.
Spotswood Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Hudson Road Hudson Road
Exit Spotswood Station onto Hall Street. Turn left and proceed to the pedestrian crossing on Hall Street. Cross Hall Street with care and turn left towards Hudson Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 50 metres to the Metro designated bus stop on Hudsons Road. Exit Spotswood Station onto Hall Street. Turn left and proceed to the pedestrian crossing on Hall Street. Cross Hall Street with care and turn left towards Hudson Road. Cross Hudson Road with care and turn right. Proceed approx. 50 metres to the Metro designated bus stop.
Newport Bus Interchange Bus Interchange
Mason Street, Route 431 Stop Mason Street, Route 471 Stop
Exit Newport Station via the subway and proceed underneath Melbourne Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 100m to the bus interchange on Mason Street. Exit Newport Station via the subway and proceed underneath Melbourne Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 100m to the bus interchange on Mason Street.
North Williamstown Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Ferguson Street Ferguson Street
Exit North Williamstown Station and turn right onto Station Road. Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Station Road and proceed to Ferguson Street. Cross Ferguson Street with care, turn left and proceed approx. 30 metres to the Metro designated bus stop. Exit North Williamstown Station and turn left onto Kororoit Creek Road. Turn left and walk approx. 80 metres towards Station Road. Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Station Road and proceed to Ferguson Street. Continue along the footpath to the Metro designated bus stop.
Williamstown Beach Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Railway Place Railway Place
Exit Williamstown Beach Station onto Railway Place. Turn left, follow the pedestrian footpath and proceed to Metro designated bus stop outside the station entrance. Exit Williamstown Beach Station onto Railway Crescent. Turn right and go through the subway to the opposite side of the station.  Proceed to Metro designated bus stop opposite the Primary School.
Williamstown Metro Designated Bus Stop Metro Designated Bus Stop
Ann Street, Williamstown Station Entrance Ann Street, Williamstown Station Entrance
Exit Williamstown Station onto Ann Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop. Exit Williamstown Station onto Ann Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.


Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2018, 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 more information please visit ptv.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007.

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