Planned Works

Sep 4 - Sep 5
  • Frankston

While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace the last two Friday services between Moorabbin and Frankston.

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While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace the last two Friday* services between Moorabbin and Frankston:

12:35am from Flinders Street (bus departs Moorabbin at 1:07am)

1:05am from Flinders Street (bus departs Moorabbin at 1:37am)

*These services will fall on early Saturday morning, but will affect customers travelling from the city on Friday night.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 35 minutes.

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, click here.

Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2015, 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 full details of the replacement bus service contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

Sep 5 - Sep 6
  • Frankston

While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace trains between Moorabbin and Frankston.

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While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace trains between Moorabbin and Frankston, all day Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 35 minutes.

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, click here.

Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2015, 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 full details of the replacement bus service contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

Sep 5 - Sep 6
  • Stony Point

While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace trains between Frankston and Stony Point.

 

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While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace trains between Frankston and Stony Point, all day Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 15 minutes and buses are also replacing trains between Frankston and Moorabbin during this time.

Replacement Bus Stop Locations - 

STATION TO CITY FROM CITY
Frankston At the Metro designated bus stop at the station car park (Off Fletcher Road). At the Metro designated bus stop at the station car park (Off Fletcher Road).
Leawarra At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station in Bloom Street. At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station in Bloom Street.
Baxter At the Regular bus stop in Baxter-Tooradin Road (opposite the fire brigade). At the Regular bus stop in Baxter-Tooradin Road (opposite the fire brigade).
Somerville At the Regular bus stop outside the station entrance in Frankston-Flinders Road. At the Regular bus stop opposite the station entrance in Frankston-Flinders Road.
Tyabb At the Regular bus stop outside the Tyabb Central Reserve in Frankston-Flinders Road. At the Regular bus stop Mornington-Tyabb & Frankston-Flinders Road.
Hastings At the Regular bus stop in the station car park. At the Regular bus stop in the station car park.
Bittern At the Regular bus stop opposite the station in Frankston-Flinders Road. At the Regular bus stop in Frankston-Flinders Road.
Morradoo At the Regular bus stop near the level crossing in Disney Street. At the Regular bus stop near the level crossing in Disney Street.
Crib Point At the Metro designated bus stop outside the station entrance in Stony Point Road. At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station in Stony Point Road.
Stony Point At the Metro designated bus stop outside the local milk bar. At the Metro designated bus stop outside the local milk bar.

 

Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2015, 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 full details of the replacement bus service contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

Sep 5 - Sep 6
  • Alamein
  • Belgrave
  • Glen Waverley
  • Lilydale

Belgrave, Lilydale, Alamein and Glen Waverley lines will run direct to and from Flinders Street Station.

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WHAT’S HAPPENING?

While we upgrade the electrical infrastructure, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, not via the City Loop on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September.

HOW WILL MY TRAVEL CHANGE?

To City:

Trains will run direct from Richmond to Flinders Street.

Customers travelling to Parliament and Melbourne Central are advised to change trains at Richmond or Flinders Street. Southern Cross Station customers are advised to change at Flinders Street.

From City:

Trains will run direct from Flinders Street to Richmond, not via the City Loop, and will depart Flinders Street 8 minutes later than the weekend schedule. Trains will run to the weekend schedule from Richmond.

Customers at City Loop stations and Southern Cross are advised to take the first available service to Flinders Street and change trains.

For full details please contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

Sep 5 - Sep 6
  • Craigieburn
  • Sunbury
  • Upfield
  • Werribee
  • Williamstown

Werribee, Williamstown, Sunbury, Craigieburn and Upfield lines will run direct to and from Flinders Street Station.

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WHAT’S HAPPENING?

While we upgrade the electrical infrastructure, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, via Southern Cross only. Trains will not run via the City Loop on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September.

HOW WILL MY TRAVEL CHANGE? 

To City:

Trains will run from North Melbourne to Flinders Street, via Southern Cross. Customers travelling to Parliament and Melbourne Central are advised to change trains at Southern Cross.

From City:

Trains will run from Flinders Street to North Melbourne, via Southern Cross only, as per the weekend schedule. Some trains may depart from a different platform than usual; customers are advised to check display screens for further information.

Customers travelling from Parliament and Melbourne Central are advised to take any service on Platform 2 and change trains at Southern Cross.

For full details please contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

 

Sep 12 - Sep 13
  • Werribee

Due to signalling upgrades and testing taking place, buses will replace trains for customers travelling to Seaholme, Altona and Westona stations. Trains will operate express Newport to Laverton.

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Due to signalling upgrades and testing taking place between Seaholme and Laverton, trains will operate express between Newport and Laverton, and then stop all stations to Werribee on Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 September.

Buses will replace trains for customers travelling to Seaholme, Altona and Westona stations.

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

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, click here.

Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2015, 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 full details of the replacement bus service contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

 

 

Sep 13
  • Sunbury

Due to works taking place as part of the Calder Park Stabling project, buses will replace trains between Watergardens and Sunbury, after 6.30pm.

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Due to works taking place as part of the Calder Park Stabling project, buses will replace

trains between Watergardens and Sunbury, after 6.30pm Sunday 13 September.

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 25 minutes.

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, click here.

Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2015, 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 full details of the replacement bus service contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

 

 

Sep 13 - Sep 16
  • Hurstbridge

While we undertake electrical overhead upgrades, buses will replace all trains after 8.15pm each night between Heidelberg and Hurstbridge.

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While we undertake electrical overhead upgrades, buses will replace all trains between Heidelberg and Hurstbridge, after 8.15pm each night Sunday 13 to Wednesday 16 September.

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

To check the location of the train replacement bus stops, click here.

Please note in accordance with the Victorian Fares & Ticketing Manual 2015, 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 full details of the replacement bus service contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

 

 

Jun 10 - Oct 31
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

Due to the reconstruction of the station platforms, the Station Street car park at Ringwood, will be temporarily closed.

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To enable reconstruction of the station platforms, the Station Street car park at Ringwood will be closed from 10 June to August 2015.  Update: Please note, due to recent adverse weather conditions, some aspects of construction works have been delayed.  The construction works still in progress require ongoing access to the station platforms via the station car park and these works have been extended, impacting the car park until the end of October.

> Disability Permit parking will remain open in the Station Street car park. Show your parking permit for access.
> Alternative parking is available on Maroondah Highway, just east of Warrandyte Road and in designated spaces in the Costco car park on level 2, enter via Market Street, Ringwood.
> The station car park on Thanet Court will remain open.

We apologise for any inconvenience while we undertake these important works.

For more information on the Ringwood Station Upgrade and Interchange Project, visit ptv.vic.gov.au/ringwoodupgrade

Aug 15 - Sep 7
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

We are undertaking night track works between Burnley and Lilydale.

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What’s happening?

These night works are scheduled to take place from:
· 11pm Saturday 15 August 2015 until 7am Sunday 16 August 2015
· 10pm Sunday 16 August 2015 until 6am Monday 17 August 2015
· 11pm Saturday 22 August 2015 until 7am Sunday 23 August 2015
· 10pm Sunday 23 August 2015 until 6am Monday 24 August 2015
· 11pm Saturday 29 August 2015 until 7am Sunday 30 August 2015
· 10pm Sunday 30 August 2015 until 6am Monday 31 August 2015
· 11pm Saturday 5 September 2015 until 7am Sunday 6 September 2015
· 10pm Sunday 6 September 2015 until 6am Monday 7 September 2015

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works.

These track works are expected to be completed by 6am Monday 7 September 2015.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works, including the use of heavy machinery, including excavators and trucks, medium – high level construction noise may be heard. Where required, audible track safety measures may also be deployed to warn train drivers of work taking place on the line ahead.

To minimise construction impacts, Metro Trains and its contractors will aim to reduce excessive noise and will make every effort to minimise disturbance to residents.

While we will make every effort to complete works within these time frames, some activities may need to be rescheduled in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

We thank you in advance for your understanding during these works.

FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight) and quote “Lilydale Track Works: August”.

Aug 22 - Sep 20
  • Hurstbridge
  • South Morang

We are undertaking drainage works in the tunnels between Jolimont and Clifton Hill stations.

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What’s happening?

We are undertaking drainage works in the tunnels between Jolimont and Clifton Hill stations. The works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works will take place on the following nights:
· 11pm Saturday 22 August – 8am Sunday 23 August
· 11pm Saturday 29 August – 8am Sunday 30 August
· 11pm Saturday 5 September – 8am Sunday 6 September
· 11pm Saturday 12 September – 8am Sunday 13 September
· 11pm Saturday 19 September – 8am Sunday 20 September
We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works.
Drainage works are expected to be completed by 8am Sunday 20 September.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works and machinery required, including vacuum excavators, low level construction noise may be experienced. Where required, audible track safety measures may also be deployed to warn train drivers of work taking place on the line ahead.

To minimise construction impacts, the Metro team and our contractors will aim to reduce excessive noise and will make every effort to minimise disturbance to residents.

Lighting towers will be installed near work sites and will be directed away from residents where possible. Traffic management will be in place to allow construction vehicles to enter the worksite at Ramsden Street Level Crossing, Clifton Hill.

While we will make every effort to complete works within these time frames, some activities may need to be rescheduled in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

We thank you in advance for your understanding during these works.

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight) and quote “Jolimont Tunnel Drain Works”.

Aug 30 - Sep 7
  • Frankston

We are undertaking renewal works on the Station Street level crossing at Aspendale Station.

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We are undertaking renewal works on the Station Street level crossing at Aspendale Station. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works are scheduled to take place between 10pm and 6am each night from Sunday 30 August until 6am Friday 4 September and continuously from 10pm Friday 4 September until 6am Monday 7 September.

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works.

Works are expected to be completed by 6am Monday 7 September.

Due to the nature of the works and heavy machinery required, including excavators and trucks, medium – high level construction noise may be experienced. Where required, audible track safety measures may also be deployed to warn train drivers of work taking place on the line ahead.

To minimise construction impacts, the Metro team and our contractors will aim to reduce excessive noise and will make every effort to minimise disturbance to residents. Traffic management will be in place to oversee road closures and detours required. The level crossing will be closed throughout the works, residents are advised to avoid this area where possible. For your safety, please observe traffic signs and follow directions of traffic management and staff.

Lighting towers will be installed near work sites and will be directed away from residents where possible.

While we will make every effort to complete works within these time frames, some activities may need to be rescheduled in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

We thank you in advance for your understanding during these works.

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight) and quote “Track Renewal Works: Aspendale”.

Aug 31 - Sep 11
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

We are undertaking track upgrades between Chatham and Mont Albert stations.

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What’s happening?

We are undertaking track upgrades between Chatham and Mont Albert stations. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works are scheduled to take place between 8pm and 5am each night from Monday 31 August until 5am Friday 11 September.

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works.

Works are expected to be completed by 5am Friday 11 September.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works which includes welding and the use of heavy machinery, medium – high level construction noise may be heard.

Where required, audible track safety measures may also be deployed to warn train drivers of work taking place on the line ahead.

While we will make every effort to complete works within these time frames, some activities may need to be rescheduled in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

We thank you in advance for your understanding during these works.

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight) and quote “Track Work: Chatham to Mont Albert, August”.

 

Aug 31 - Sep 6
  • Frankston

We are undertaking track works between Bonbeach and Carrum stations.

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We are undertaking track works between Bonbeach and Carrum stations. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works are scheduled to take place, as follows:

  • Preparation works (equipment delivery): Each night 10pm to 6am, Monday 31 August until 6am Friday 4 September
  • Sleeper installation: 1am to 9.30pm Saturday 5 September
  • Tamping and welding: 6am to 9pm Sunday 6 September

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works.

Works are expected to be completed by 9pm Sunday 6 September.

Due to the nature of the works and machinery required, including excavators, trucks and welders, medium to high level construction noise may be experienced. Where required, audible track safety measures may also be deployed to warn train drivers of work taking place on the line ahead.

To minimise construction impacts, the Metro team and our contractors will aim to reduce excessive noise and will make every effort to minimise disturbance to residents.

Lighting towers will be installed near work sites and will be directed away from residents where possible.

While we will make every effort to complete works within these time frames, some activities may need to be rescheduled in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

We thank you in advance for your understanding during these works.

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight) and quote “Track Upgrades: Bonbeach to Carrum”.

Sep 3 - Sep 30
  • Frankston

Temporary closure of Newham Grove car park north, Ormond Station (3 September – mid 2017).

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While work on the North Road Level Crossing  takes place, Ormond Station’s Newham Grove car park (north) will be closed from 3 September until mid 2017. This area will be reserved for a construction site office.

Alternative parking options and travel routes to the station are currently being investigated and will be provided once available.

The works to remove the North Road level crossing will involve lowering the rail line under North Road and rebuilding the station with lowered platforms accessed via lifts, ramps and stairs.

Thank you for your patience while we undertake these important works.

Once complete, the removal of the level crossing at North Road will improve safety and reduce congestion for the local community.

Sep 4 - Sep 7
  • Frankston

Temporary closures of car spaces at Frankston and Cheltenham stations.

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We are planning work at Frankston and Cheltenham stations as part of the Bayside Rail Project to upgrade power on the Frankston line. Car park closure will be in place between 8pm Friday 4 and 5am Monday 7 September, as follows:

Frankston Station:

  • 92 car spaces in the eastern car park (Beach Street end)
  • 38 Car spaces in the western car park (near entrance to underpass)
  • Car parks will be exit only after 12pm on Friday 4 September

Cheltenham Stations:

  • Park Road car parks CLOSED
  • Car parks will be exit only after 12pm on Friday 4 September

Please observe any signage and instructions put in place by our workers.

We thank you in advance for your patience during these works.

Sep 4 - Sep 7
  • Frankston

Upcoming night works taking place between Moorabbin and Frankston.

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We are planning major work in the rail corridor between Frankston and Highett to upgrade power on the Frankston line. Work locations include:

  • Frankston (Playne Street to Erskine Road)
  • Seaford (Station Street to Myra Street)
  • Aspendale (Station Street)
  • Mordialloc to Parkdale (Powlett Street to Nepean Highway rail bridge)
  • Mentone – Highett (Collins Street to Highett Road)

What we are doing:

  • Installing new overhead power structures
  • Overhead wiring works
  • Removal of redundant structures and foundations

The works will involve the use of construction equipment, rail vehicles and machinery. During overnight works, residents living close to these works areas may at times hear medium to high level noise.

Where possible, highly disruptive construction activities will be carried out during the day. Our works are subject to weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances which may impact on our construction program.

These works must be carried out while trains are not running to ensure the safety of our workers and train users. Buses will replace trains between Frankston and Moorabbin on Saturday, 5 September and Sunday, 6 September 2015 as part of these works.

**Please note, major track renewal works are also taking place on the Frankston line in the following locations:

  • Station Street level crossing, Aspendale
  • Bonbeach to Carrum stations

For more information about the project please visit ptv.vic.gov.au/baysiderail, call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight daily) or email ptvprojects@ptv.vic.gov.au.

We thank you in advance for your continued patience as we upgrade power to the Frankston line.

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