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Travelling with Metro over Summer 2015-16?

Thursday 24 December 2015 – Sunday 17 January 2016

From Christmas week through until Sunday 17 January 2016, we will have changes to normal timetabled services. Changes include replacement bus services and weekend timetables for public holidays. This will allow for major works on two Level Crossing Removal Projects, the Burke Road (Gardiner Station) and Main Road (St Albans Station) level crossing removals.

The below provides an overview of the summer works changes across the Metro network. For full details on the specific changes to your line, simply click on the line below:

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Sunbury Line
While works are being carried out as part of the Furlong Road and Main Road Level Crossing Removal Project, buses will replace trains between Sunshine and Sunbury from 3am on Sunday 3 January to Friday 8 January 2016 (services will resume after 4am on Saturday 9 January 2016).

The Main Road level crossing will be closed to road traffic from Saturday 2 to Friday 22 January 2016.

For more information about this project, download the brochure or visit levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/

Glen Waverley Line
While works are being carried out as part of the Burke Road Level Crossing Removal Project, buses will replace all trains between Burnley and Glen Waverley from 1.30am Saturday 2 January to Sunday 17 January 2016 (services will resume from the first train on Monday 18 January 2016).

The level crossing on Burke Road, near Gardiner Station, will be closed to road traffic from 8pm on Tuesday 5 January to 5am on Wednesday 13 January (road will re-open to traffic on Thursday 14 January).

For more information about this project, download the brochure or visit levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/

What should you do?

Travelling with Metro over this period will still be simple as long as you are well informed on the changes.

Here’s how to stay informed:

  • View your line’s changes:
    By clicking through on the map above and either download the PDF Night Network timetable or collect a hardcopy at your local premium station.
  • Download our metroNotify app to receive line specific updates:
    New information about the lines you select will be pushed to you directly from Metro’s Control Centre to help you make the best travel decisions.
  • Follow us on twitter @metrotrains:
    Here you’ll get updates on what’s going on at Metro and information on any unplanned disruptions.
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