Planned Works

May 1 - May 31
  • Stony Point

A modified timetable is temporarily in place on the Stony Point line, with buses replacing all trains until further notice.

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While we undertake important track upgrades, buses are replacing all trains on the Stony Point line. Bus services will replicate normal train timetable services as closely as possible, however, please note your journey may be increased by up to 15 minutes.

We thank you in advance for your understanding during this time of important works. Expected completion of the track upgrade is the end of June 2015. Please continue to check the website and HealthBoard for further updates.

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.

May 24 - May 28
  • Hurstbridge
  • South Morang

While we upgrade the track, buses will replace trains after 9.30pm between Parliament and Clifton Hill.

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While we upgrade the track, buses will replace trains between Parliament and Clifton Hill, after 9.30pm each night Sunday 24 to Thursday 28 May.

Customers travelling from the city are advised to take any service to Parliament and change to a bus service.

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.

 

May 30 - May 31
  • 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 undertake communications upgrades, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, via Southern Cross only. Trains will not run via the City Loop on Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 May.

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.

May 30 - May 31
  • 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 undertake communications upgrades, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, not via the City Loop on Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 May.

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.

May 31 - Jun 4
  • Hurstbridge
  • South Morang

While we upgrade the track, buses will replace trains after 9.30pm between Parliament and Clifton Hill.

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While we upgrade the track, buses will replace trains between Parliament and Clifton Hill, after 9.30pm each night Sunday 31 May to Thursday 4 June.

Customers travelling from the city are advised to take any service to Parliament and change to a bus service.

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 6 - Jun 7
  • Glen Waverley

While we undertake signalling upgrades, buses will replace all trains between Richmond and Darling. Express buses will operate between Caulfield and Darling.

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While we undertake signalling upgrades, buses will replace trains between Richmond and Darling, all day Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 June.

Express buses: Customers are advised that express buses will operate between Caulfield and Darling.  From the city take any Pakenham, Cranbourne or Frankston train to Caulfield to access this service.

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.

Jun 6 - Jun 7
  • Alamein
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

While we undertake signalling upgrades, buses will replace all trains between Parliament and Camberwell.

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While we upgrade the track, buses will replace trains between Parliament and Camberwell, all day Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 June.

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 2014, 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 7
  • Hurstbridge

While we undertake bridge upgrade works at Eltham Station, buses will all replace trains between Greensborough and Hurstbridge.

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While we undertake bridge upgrade works at Eltham Station, buses will all replace trains between Greensborough and Hurstbridge, all day Sunday 7 June.

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 9 - Jun 11
  • 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 undertake platform upgrades at Richmond Station, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, not via the City Loop

HOW WILL MY TRAVEL CHANGE?

To City:

Trains after 9.00pm from Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 June, will run direct from Richmond to Flinders Street.

Customers travelling to City Loop stations and Southern Cross are advised to change trains 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 weeknight schedule*. Trains will run to the weeknight schedule from Richmond.

Customers at Parliament, Melbourne Central and Flagstaff are advised to take any service on Platform 2 and change trains at Richmond.

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

*Please note: The 12.39am & 1.09am services are already scheduled to depart from Flinders Street, and will not depart 8 minutes later.

For full details please contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

Jun 12
  • Frankston

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

12:35am from Flinders Street (bus departs Mordialloc at 1:20am)

1:05am from Flinders Street (bus departs Mordialloc at 1:50am)

*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.

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 13 - Jun 14
  • Frankston

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

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While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace trains between Mordialloc and Frankston, all day Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 June.

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

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 14
  • 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 undertake platform upgrades at Richmond Station, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, not via the City Loop

HOW WILL MY TRAVEL CHANGE?

To City:

Trains after 9.00pm on Sunday 14 June, 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 Parliament, Melbourne Central and Flagstaff are advised to take any service on Platform 2 and change trains at Richmond.

Customers at 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.

Jun 14
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

While maintenance works and work on the Ringwood upgrade project takes place, buses will replace all trains between Belgrave/Lilydale and Blackburn.

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While track maintenance and work on the Ringwood upgrade project take place, buses will replace all trains between Blackburn and Belgrave/Lilydale on Sunday 14 June.

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

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 15 - Jun 18
  • 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 undertake platform upgrades at Richmond Station, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, not via the City Loop

HOW WILL MY TRAVEL CHANGE?

To City:

Trains after 9.00pm from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 June, will run direct from Richmond to Flinders Street.

Customers travelling to City Loop stations and Southern Cross are advised to change trains 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 weeknight schedule*. Trains will run to the weeknight schedule from Richmond.

Customers at Parliament, Melbourne Central and Flagstaff are advised to take any service on Platform 2 and change trains at Richmond.

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

*Please note: The 12.39am & 1.09am services are already scheduled to depart from Flinders Street, and will not depart 8 minutes later.

For full details please contact PTV on 1800 800 007.

May 1 - Jun 30
  • Cranbourne
  • Pakenham

Temporary closure of 10 car spaces in the Ruddock Street, Dandenong Station, car park.

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While facility upgrade works take place at Dandenong Station,10 car spaces are required in the station’s Rudduck Street car park from Friday 1 May to Tuesday 30 June 2015.

During this time car parking at this station will be unavailable at various times for the safety of station patrons, to provide safe working space for our workers and to store construction machinery such piling rigs during weekend works.

These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network and will take place as part of a wider strategy to upgrade the Cranbourne/Pakenham line.

Please note the time and duration of our works may change due to circumstances beyond our control.

We will provide an update if there is a delay or change to the work schedule.

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

For more information visit ptv.vic.gov.au or call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight) and quote “Metro DDP Dandenong Station”.

May 14 - May 29
  • Glen Waverley

Syndal Station Multi-Deck Car Park work, Coleman Parade entrance closed.

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Syndal Station Multi-Deck Car Park Works:

While steelwork is installed over the station underpass, the Coleman Parade entrance will be closed intermittently Thursday 14 to Friday 29 May.

Pedestrian access to and from station platforms on these days will be via Blackburn Road/Hunter Street entrance to Syndal Station. Please allow extra time to walk to the station via this route.

For your safety, please observe traffic signs and follow directions of traffic controllers and station staff.

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

For more Information about the Syndal Multi-Deck Car Park project please visit ptv.vic.gov.au/syndalstationcarpark or call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight daily).

May 17 - Jun 5
  • Hurstbridge
  • South Morang

We are undertaking night works near West Richmond Station and between Parliament and Clifton Hill.

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What’s happening?

We are undertaking track upgrades between Parliament and Clifton Hill. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works are scheduled to take place:
· Each Night 9pm-5am: 9pm Sunday 17 May until 5am Friday 22 May
· Each Night 9pm-5am: 9pm Sunday 24 May until 5am Friday 29 May
· Each Night 9pm-5am: 9pm Sunday 31 May until 5am Friday 5 June

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

These track works are expected to be completed by 5am Friday 5 June.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works and heavy machinery required, including excavators, loaders 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.

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

There will be some temporary changes to traffic conditions on Station Street during our works. Traffic management will be in place to guide motorists.

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, 7 days) and quote “West Richmond Track Work: May”.

May 25 - Jun 5
  • Frankston

Due to planning work as part of the Bayside Rail Project, some car spaces in the Train Street and Railway Parade car parks will be closed.

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We are planning work at Highett Station as part of the Bayside Rail Project.

Please note the following car park closures between Monday 25 May and Friday 5 June:

  • Up to 11 car spaces in the Train Street car park (at times)
  • 3 car spaces in the Railway Parade car park

For your safety please take care while moving around the station and observe any signage and instructions from our workers.

We thank you for your patience during these works.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight, 7 days) and quote “Highett Station Car Park Closure: BRP”.

May 31 - Jun 4
  • Frankston

We are upgrading the track at Bonbeach Station, including sleeper replacement.

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What’s happening?

We are upgrading the track at Bonbeach Station, including sleeper replacement. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works will take place each night between 10pm and 4am commencing Sunday 31 May and continuing through until Thursday 4 June.

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works at each location along the line.

These track works are expected to be completed by 4am Thursday 4 June.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works and heavy machinery required, including excavators, loaders 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.

Lighting towers will be installed near worksites 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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight, 7 days) and quote “Track Works: Bonbeach Station”.

Jun 6
  • Hurstbridge

Due to upgrade works taking place, the slip lane access to the station will be closed on Saturday 6 June.

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What’s happening?

Due to upgrade works taking place, the slip lane access to the station will be closed on Saturday 6 June.

How will this affect me?

No access to the station via the slip lane. Please use the  overpass on Para Road.

If further assistance is required, please ask the traffic management team.

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, 7 days) and quote “Greensborough Slip Lane Works”.

Jun 7 - Jun 12
  • Sandringham

We are upgrading the track at North Brighton Station, including sleeper replacement.

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What’s happening?

We are upgrading the track at North Brighton Station, including sleeper replacement. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works will take place each night between 10pm and 4am commencing Sunday 7 June and continuing through until Friday 12 June.

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works at each location along the line.

These track works are expected to be completed by 4am Friday 12 June.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works and heavy machinery required, including excavators, loaders 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.

Lighting towers will be installed near worksites 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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight, 7 days) and quote “Track Works: North Brighton Station”.

Jun 7 - Jun 8
  • Hurstbridge

We are undertaking bridge upgrade works at Eltham Station.

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What’s happening?

We are undertaking bridge upgrade works at Eltham Station.

These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works will take place from 1am Sunday 7 June and will continue until 6am Monday 8 June.. We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works and heavy machinery required, including excavators and loaders, medium – high level construction noise may be experienced. During this time you may also experience more local traffic from work vehicles and replacement bus services operating on Sunday 7 June.

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, 7 days) and quote ““Eltham Station: Bridge Works”.

Jun 12 - Jun 18
  • Cranbourne
  • Frankston
  • Pakenham

We are upgrading the pit at Armadale Station including undertaking re-railing, sleeper and ballast works.

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What’s happening?

We are upgrading the pit at Armadale Station including undertaking re-railing, sleeper and ballast works. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

These works will take place continuously from 9pm Friday 12 June until 4am Monday 15 June and nightly between 10pm and 6am commencing Monday 15 June and continuing until Thursday 18 June.

We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for night works at each location along the line.

These track works are expected to be completed by 6am Thursday 18 June.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works and heavy machinery required, including excavators, loaders 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.

Lighting towers will be installed near worksites 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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight, 7 days) and quote “Armadale Station Pit Upgrade”.

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