Planned Works

Feb 7 - Feb 8
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

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

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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 Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 February.

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.

Feb 7 - Feb 8
  • Pakenham

Due to electrical improvement works taking place, buses will replace the last two Saturday services between Dandenong and Pakenham.

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Due to electrical improvement works taking place, 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.

 

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Feb 7
  • Frankston

While works are being carried out as part of the Bayside Rail Project, buses will replace trains between Mordialloc and Frankston, after 9:45pm.

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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, after 9:45pm Saturday 7 February.

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”.

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 18 - Feb 6
  • Werribee
  • Williamstown

Night works at Newport Station.

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What’s happening?

This track upgrade is essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

Works will take place each night between 10pm and 6am, commencing Sunday 18 January and continuing until Friday 6 February. Please note, works from Friday 30 January will be continuous until 6am Monday 2 February, after which nightly works will recommence.

These works are expected to be completed by 6am Friday 6 February.

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 vehicles required, including excavators, 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.

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

Jan 19 - Feb 13
  • Sunbury

Temporary closure of car parking spaces at St Albans Station.

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MAIN ROAD ST ALBANS LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL PROJECT

Rail and utility services relocation works will take place at St Albans Station from Monday 19 January to Friday 13 February 2015 as part of early works to remove the Main Road level crossing.

During this time, up to 60 car spaces within the station’s St Albans Road car park will be temporarily unavailable.

This work will be undertaken in two stages.

Please refer to the map for details of car space closures.

Alternative parking will be available at Keilor Plains Station.

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

For more information call 1800 800 007 (6am – midnight) or email ptvprojects@ptv.vic.gov.au and quote “Main Road St Albans Level Crossing Removal Project”. Click here to go to the Vic Roads project page.

Jan 29 - Feb 8
  • Sandringham

Night works between Elsternwick and Gardenvale stations.

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What’s happening?

We’re undertaking track works on the Sandringham line.

These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and effi ciency of the network and will take place between Elsternwick and Gardenvale stations.

These works will take place each night between 10pm and 6am, commencing Thursday 29 January continuing through until Sunday 8 February.

Works are expected to be completed by 6am Sunday 8 February.

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.

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 “Sandringham Track Work: Elsternwick and Gardenvale stations.”

Jan 29 - Feb 6
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

The Ringwood Bus Interchange will be temporarily relocated 200 metres to the west of its current location.

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From Thursday 29 January the Ringwood Bus Interchange will be temporarily relocated 200 metres to the west of its current location and up to 70 spaces in the car park will be reserved for project work.

The temporary bus interchange will be used for approximately six months while we upgrade and expand the existing bus interchange.

All buses and taxis will arrive and depart from the temporary interchange during this time.

Signage will be in place to guide bus and taxi passengers to the new area.

We thank you for your patience while we upgrade your station.

We thank you for your understanding undertake these essential works.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 30 - Feb 28
  • Craigieburn

Platform works at Newmarket Station.

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Station improvements at Newmarket are nearly complete.

As part of the upgrade to Newmarket Station, the temporary shelter at the platform entrance will be replaced.

Works will begin on the evening of 30 January 2015 and will involve construction of a new shelter and renovations to the station entry.

The majority of works are expected to be undertaken outside of peak services.

Customers will be advised in advance of any rail disruptions, should they occur.

For your safety, please take care while moving around the station.

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

Feb 1 - Feb 13
  • Belgrave
  • Lilydale

Night works between Mitcham and Heatherdale stations.

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What’s happening?

We’re undertaking track works on the Belgrave and Lilydale lines.

These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and effi ciency of the network and will take place between Mitcham and Heatherdale stations.

These works will take place each night between 10pm and 6am, commencing Sunday 1 February continuing through until Friday 13 February.

Works are expected to be completed by 6am Friday 13 February.

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.

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 “Belgrave/Lilydale Track Work: Mitcham to Heatherdale”.

Feb 4 - Feb 15
  • Sandringham

Night works between Prahran and Windsor stations.

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What’s happening?

We’re undertaking track works on the Sandringham line.

These works are essential to ensure the ongoing safety and effi ciency of the network and will take place between Prahran and Windsor stations.

These works will take place each night between 10pm and 6am, commencing Wednesday 4 February continuing through until Sunday 15 February.

Works are expected to be completed by 6am Sunday 15 February.

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.

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 “Sandringham Track Work: Prahran and Windsor stations.”

Feb 13
  • Glen Waverley

Vegetation clearing between Holmesglen and East Malvern stations.

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What’s happening?

We’re clearing vegetation between Holmesglen and East Malvern stations.

This maintenance work is essential to ensure the ongoing safety and efficiency of the network.

Major vegetation clearing will be undertaken between 12am and 4am on Friday 13 February. We will endeavour to minimise the amount of time required for works at each location along the line.

How will this affect me?

Due to the nature of the works and machinery required, including chainsaws, 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.

For further information, please contact PTV on 1800 800 007 (6am–midnight, 7 days) and quote “Vegetation clearing: Holmesglen and East Malvern stations.”.

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