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Critical infrastructure projects will continue during current COVID restrictions. To ensure the safety of all workers and the community, all construction and maintenance work undertaken will operate under a COVIDSafe Plan.

COVID restrictions are in place across Victoria. You must wear a mask while travelling on public transport, please check-in whenever you see a QR Code and we encourage you to register your myki to assist with contact tracing. Learn more on our coronavirus page.

A normal timetable continues to run to ensure essential workers and those who must travel for a permitted reason can get where they need to go. To support the current restrictions in Metropolitan Melbourne, all Night Network public transport services on Friday and Saturday will not run while the curfew is in place.

Be sure to plan ahead and allow more time for your journey during the major works this spring, 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.

September

Major disruptions in September
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Echuca

Coaches replace Echuca trains between Bendigo and Echuca. Trains will still run between Bendigo and Epsom for local passengers

Wednesday 1 September Sunday 31 October
Seymour and Shepparton

Coaches replace trains between Southern Cross, Seymour and Shepparton

Saturday 4 September Sunday 12 September
Albury Coaches replace trains between Southern Cross and Albury Saturday 4 September Tuesday 7 September

October

Major disruptions in October
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Echuca

Coaches replace Echuca trains between Bendigo and Echuca. Trains will still run between Bendigo and Epsom for local passengers

Wednesday 1 September Sunday 31 October
Geelong and Warrnambool Coaches replace Warrnambool trains between Warrnambool and Geelong, and buses replace Geelong line trains between Waurn Ponds and Marshall/Geelong from Saturday 9 October to Sunday 17 October Saturday 9 October Sunday 17 October
Traralgon

Coaches replace trains between Southern Cross and Traralgon line

Tuesday 26 October Friday 29 October

November

Major disruptions in November
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Albury Coaches will replace all Albury services except for the morning train to Melbourne and the lunchtime train to Albury which will run as trains on weekdays Thursday 4 November Sunday 14 November
Bairnsdale /Gippsland Coaches will replace all Traralgon and Bairnsdale trains for the entire journey Friday 12 November Sunday 21 November
Geelong and Warrnambool

Coaches replace trains between Southern Cross and Warrnambool.

Coaches replace trains between Geelong and Waurn Ponds

Saturday 27 November Sunday 19 December

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