Planned Works

Mar 28
  • Cranbourne
  • Pakenham

While we upgrade the electrical infrastructure, buses will replace trains between Caulfield and Oakleigh (after 8.30pm) and between Caulfield and Dandenong, Pakenham, Cranbourne (late night services only).

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While we upgrade the electrical infrastructure, buses will replace trains on Saturday 28 March as follows:

  • After 8.30pm: Caulfield – Oakleigh
  • Late night services: Caulfield – Pakenham/Cranbourne/Dandenong (click for details)

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

Mar 28
  • Glen Waverley

While works are being carried out as part of the Burke Road, Glen Iris, Level Crossing Removal Project, buses will replace trains after 8.15pm between Burnley and Darling.

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While works are being carried out as part of the Burke Road Glen Iris Level Crossing Removal Project, buses will replace trains between Burnley and Darling after 8.15pm Saturday 28 March.

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.

Mar 28 - Mar 29
  • Alamein
  • Belgrave
  • Glen Waverley
  • Lilydale

While we upgrade the electrical infrastructure, trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street, not via the City Loop.

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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 28 & Sunday 29 March.

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.

Mar 28 - Mar 29
  • Craigieburn
  • Sunbury
  • Upfield
  • Werribee
  • Williamstown

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.

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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 28 & Sunday 29 March.

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.

Apr 4 - Apr 5
  • Alamein

While we undertake signalling upgrades, buses will replace trains between Camberwell and Alamein, after 8.30pm.

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While we undertake signalling upgrades, buses will replace trains between Camberwell and Alamein, after 8.30pm on Saturday 4 April.

Please note, buses are also replacing trains between Parliament and Camberwell during this time.

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

Apr 4 - Apr 5
  • 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 4 and Sunday 5 April.

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.

Apr 4 - Apr 5
  • 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 4 & Sunday 5 April.

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.

Apr 4 - Apr 5
  • Pakenham

While we undertake electrical overhead work, buses will replace the last two Saturday services between Dandenong and Pakenham.

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While we undertake electrical overhead work, buses will replace the last two Saturday* services between Dandenong and Pakenham:

12:32am from Flinders Street (bus departs Dandenong at 1:20am)
1:02am from Flinders Street (bus departs Dandenong at 1:50am)

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

Apr 10 - Apr 11
  • 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 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)

Please note that this may increase your journey by up to 20 minutes.

*Please note that these services will fall on early Saturday morning, but will affect customers travelling from the city on Friday night.

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.

Apr 11 - Apr 12
  • 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 11 and Sunday 12 April.

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.

Jan 12 - May 1
  • Sunbury

Pedestrian detours at Watergardens Station between the station and the eastern car park and 4 car spaces temporarily closed.

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Facility upgrade works will take place at Watergardens Station from Monday 12 January to Friday 1 May 2015.

During this time there will be some pedestrian detours between the station and the eastern car park. In the eastern car park 4 parking spaces will be temporarily closed to allow for worker and equipment access to the construction site.

Please observe safety signage and follow the footpath to the station entrance.

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

For further information, please click here, or contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am-midnight, 7 days) and quote reference “Watergardens Station Facility Upgrade”.

 

 

 

 

 

Mar 22 - Apr 16
  • Alamein
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

Night track works between Burnley and Camberwell stations.

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We are undertaking re-railing works between Burnley and Camberwell stations. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES
These track works are scheduled to take place each night between 10pm and 6am commencing Sunday 22 March and continuing through until Thursday 16 April. Continuous weekend works are also scheduled between 10pm Friday 3 April and 6am Monday 6 April.

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 16 April.

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 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.

FURTHER INFORMATION
For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight, 7 days) and quote “Burnley to Camberwell Track Work”.

Mar 23 - Apr 6
  • Glen Waverley

Temporary closure of car parks at Glen Waverley Station, Monday 23 March to Monday 6 April.

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While facility upgrade works take place at Glen Waverley Station, 6 car spaces are required in the Railway Parade North car park from 8pm Monday 23 March to 6pm Monday 6 April.

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 Glen Waverley line. Please observe safety signage and instructions from workers.

Due to the nature of the works and machinery and equipment required, some construction noise may be experienced at times.

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 and understanding during these works.

For more information visit ptv.vic.gov.auor call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight).

Mar 23 - Apr 5
  • Hurstbridge
  • South Morang
  • Upfield

Improving station accessibility works at Thomastown, Ivanhoe and Coburg stations.

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We are undertaking minor asphalting works on the platforms at Thomastown Station, Ivanhoe Station and Coburg Station.

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

These works will take place over the next two weeks commencing Monday 23 March. We will endeavour to minimise out of hours works to two consecutive nights during this period.

HOW WILL THIS AFFECT ME?

Due to the nature of the works and heavy machinery required, including  asphalt trucks and jackhammers, medium to high level construction noise may be experienced.

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 may be installed near work sites but 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 “Improving Station Accessibility Project”.

Mar 28 - Mar 30
  • Hurstbridge

We are undertaking platform upgrades at Darebin Station.

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What’s happening?

We are upgrading Platform 2, including undertaking concrete and asphalt works.

These works will take place in two shifts, as follows:

  • 11pm Saturday 28 March to 7am Sunday 29 March
  • 8pm Sunday 29 March to 4am Monday 30 March.

Works are expected to be completed by 4am Monday 30 March.

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 saw cutters, medium – high level construction noise may be experienced.

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 “Darebin Station: Platform upgrades”.

Mar 28 - Mar 29
  • Craigieburn

We are undertaking maintenance works on the Park Street Level Crossing between Moonee Ponds and Essendon Stations.

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What’s happening?

We are undertaking maintenance works on the Park Street Level Crossing between Moonee Ponds and Essendon Stations. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network and are scheduled to take place between 10pm Saturday 28 March and 8am, Sunday 29 March.

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, 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 work sites and will be directed away from residents where possible.

Traffic management and detours will also be in place throughout the duration of the works, as the level crossing will be closed to vehicles.

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 “Park Street Level Crossing Maintenance Works”.

Mar 28 - Mar 29
  • Craigieburn
  • Sunbury
  • Upfield
  • Werribee
  • Williamstown

Regional Rail Link night works near North Melbourne Station.

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The Regional Rail Link Authority are undertaking concrete works near North Melbourne Station.

Due to the nature of these works, some activities are required to be completed outside regular construction hours.

The activities undertake will be low impact and are scheduled to take place between 10pm Saturday 28 March and 8am Sunday 29 March.

Thank you in advance for your understanding during these works.

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight, 7 days).

Mar 29 - Mar 30
  • Hurstbridge

We are undertaking maintenance works on the Grange Road Level Crossing between Fairfield and Alphington Stations.

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What’s happening?

We are undertaking maintenance works on the Grange Road Level Crossing between Fairfield and Alphington Stations.. These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network and are scheduled to take place between 10pm Sunday 29 March and 6am Monday 30 March.

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, 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 work sites and will be directed away from residents where possible.

Traffic management and detours will also be in place throughout the duration of the works.

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 “Grange Road Level Crossing Maintenance Works”.

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