PTV Update

May 22, 2019

Weekly Travel Alert

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🚇Metro Trains


Cranbourne and Pakenham lines

Cranbourne and Pakenham line trains will run direct to and from Flinders Street Station, not via the City Loop, from 8.50pm to last train each night, from Sunday 26 May to Wednesday 29 May 2019, due to works.

 

Frankston Line

Buses replacing trains between Mordialloc and Frankston stations from 9.15pm Friday 24 May to last train Sunday 26 May 2019.

 

Sandringham Line

Buses replace trains between Flinders Street/Parliament and Sandringham stations until 7am on Sunday 9 June 2019

 

Sunbury Line

Buses replacing trains between North Melbourne and Sunshine from 8.30pm Friday 24 May to last service Sunday 26 May 2019

 

Werribee and Williamstown lines

Train services on the Werribee and Williamstown lines will run direct to and from Flinders Street Station, not via the City Loop from 5am Saturday 25 May to 9pm Sunday 26 May 2019.

 

Sunshine Station

Temporary car park closure from 3pm Friday 24 May to 4am Monday 27 May 2019

 

Southern Cross Station

Temporary escalator closures on platforms 9 and 10 until late May 2019

 

🚈Yarra Trams


Route 58: Temporary tram stop closure until late 2019

Trams (to Toorak) will not service Market Street/Flinders Lane (Stop 2) until late 2019, due to construction work on Collins Street in Melbourne’s CBD.  Please note, trams to West Coburg will continue to service Stop 2 (Flinders Lane/Market Street) during this time. All other stops in the area will be unaffected. Passengers to Toorak are advised to use the following stops: Queens Bridge Street/Flinders Street (Stop 1) or
William Street/Collins Street (Stop 4).

 

Route 96: Buses replacing trams until 2am Saturday 18 May 2019

Buses replace Route 96 trams between Stop 21 Pigdon St and East Brunswick, diverting around the work zone via St Georges Road from 11.30pm Friday 10 May to 2am Saturday 18 May 2019, due to accessible platform works. Trams and replacement buses operate to the normal frequency, but may not arrive at scheduled times.  Trams operate as Route 96a between St Kilda Beach and Stop 21 Pigdon Street, with buses replacing trams between Stop 21 Pigdon St and East Brunswick, diverting around the work zone via St Georges Road.

During the works, the following tram stop closures apply:

 

Route 70: Temporary tram stop closures until last train Thursday 23 May 2019

Route 70 trams will not run between Stop 7D AAMI Park and Stop 8 Richmond Station from first tram Monday 20 May to last train Thursday 23 May 2019, due to works on Swan Street near Punt Road. After these works Stop 7E Punt Rd will be removed and Stop 8 Richmond Station will be upgraded to a platform stop and relocated closer to Punt Road.

Tram stops that will not be serviced:

 

Routes 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 58, 64, 67 and 78: Increased service demand from 8pm Tuesday 21 May to 7am on Sunday 9 June 2019

Route 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 58, 64, 67 and 78 trams may experience higher than usual demand for services from 8pm Tuesday 21 May to 7am on Sunday 9 June, due to works on the Sandringham line

 

🚊V/Line


Bairnsdale and Traralgon lines

Selected evening trains on the Bairnsdale and Traralgon lines will be affected by temporary service alterations each evening from Sunday 2 June to Wednesday 5 June 2019, due to planned works

 

Geelong Line

Road coaches replace selected train services on the Geelong line each evening from Sunday 2 June to Tuesday, 4 June, due to maintenance works

 

Seymour Line: Coaches replace selected evening trains between Southern Cross and Seymour from Tuesday 14 May to Thursday 23 May 2019

Selected evening Seymour trains will be replaced by coaches from Tuesday 14 May to Thursday 23 May, due to works. Journey times may increase by up to 50 minutes.

The following service will operate as a coach for the full journey:

 

Source: PTV