Major disruptions on metropolitan trains

Summer blitz metro train image

Be sure to plan ahead and allow more time for your journey during the major works this summer, especially if you’re travelling over the school holiday period.

Plan your journey before you travel using our Journey planner, consider alternatives if you can and travel outside of peak times if possible.

There'll also be a range of other smaller disruptions for essential works across the network. See Disruptions for information on all current and upcoming disruptions across Victoria.

December

Major disruptions in December
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Mernda

Buses replace trains from Parliament to Reservoir

Monday 29 November Thursday 2 December
Hurstbridge and Mernda Buses replace trains from Parliament to Reservoir and Heidelberg Thursday 9 December Monday 13 December
Cranbourne, Pakenham, Frankston, Stony Point & Gippsland

Buses replace trains from Flinders Street to Caulfield and Frankston/Stony Point throughout.

Extensions:

  • Flinders Street to Oakleigh and Moorabbin from 8.30pm to last service: Monday 13 December to Wednesday 15 December
  • Flinders Street to Caulfield and Mordialloc from 8.30pm to last service: Sunday 19 December to Wednesday 22 December

Coaches replace trains from Southern Cross to Pakenham.

Tuesday 14 December Thursday 23 December

January

Major disruptions in January
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Hurstbridge and Mernda Buses replace trains from Parliament to Reservoir and Heidelberg Sunday 2 January Sunday 9 January

February

Major disruptions in February
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Werribee Buses replace trains from Laverton to Werribee Friday 18 February Wednesday 23 February
Lilydale Buses replace trains between Ringwood and Lilydale Friday 25 February Thursday 3 March

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