Major disruptions on metropolitan trains

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We encourage you to plan ahead, allow more time for your journey and consider alternatives if you can during the works.

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


Major disruptions in August
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Upfield Buses replace trains between Brunswick and Upfield Underway Sunday 8 November
Werribee Buses replace trains between Newport and Werribee stations from 2.45pm to last service each day 2.45pm Monday 24 August Sunday 13 September
Frankston, Cranbourne and Pakenham Buses replace trains between Flinders Street and Caulfield 9pm Monday 31 August Thursday 3 September


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

Frankston and Stony Point

Buses replace trains between Mordialloc and Frankston and Stony Point 9pm Tuesday 1 September Sunday 6 September
Cranbourne Buses replace trains between Dandenong and Cranbourne Tuesday 8 September Sunday 13 September


Major disruptions in October
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Craigieburn Buses replace trains between North Melbourne and Craigieburn 8.30pm Wednesday 7 October Sunday 11 October


Major disruptions in November
Line/s Disruption Works start Works finish
Sunbury Buses replace trains between Flagstaff and Sunbury Saturday 7 November Sunday 22 November
Werribee and Williamstown Buses replace trains between North Melbourne, Newport and Williamstown Saturday 7 November Wednesday 11 November
Upfield Buses replace trains between Flagstaff and Upfield Sunday 8 November Sunday 15 November

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